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Ways & Means Democrats urge Tai to prioritize labor protection at MC12

October 13, 2021 at 12:23 PM
The U.S. should make strong worker protections a top priority for the World Trade Organization’s upcoming 12th ministerial conference, House Ways & Means trade subcommittee Chair Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and more than a dozen other Democrats said this week, citing a U.S. proposal on forced labor in the fisheries subsidies negotiations as one example and proposing a working group on worker rights. “For far too long, labor issues have not been central to the work of the WTO despite clear...

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