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Trumka: AFL-CIO to launch labor case against Mexico soon after Biden takes office

January 12, 2021 at 3:19 PM
The AFL-CIO will “quickly” initiate a labor dispute against Mexico under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement after President-elect Joe Biden takes office, the federation’s president, Richard Trumka, told reporters on Tuesday, saying the Trump administration hindered its efforts after the deal took effect. The AFL-CIO, which demanded strong labor enforcement mechanisms in USMCA during negotiations with the Trump administration last year, has yet to take any actions against Mexico despite the agreement’s entry into force months ago. In early September, Trumka told...

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