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Trumka says Lighthizer still pushing Section 301 as USMCA enforcement tool

April 23, 2019 at 4:51 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is still insisting that Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 is a key enforcement mechanism for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s labor provisions, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters on Tuesday. Citing recent conversations with Lighthizer, Trumka said “that’s where they’re at ... but we haven’t seen anything in writing yet.” Trumka, speaking at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, DC, added that he did not consider Section 301 to be an...

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