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AFL-CIO Welcomes DOL Honduras Report, But Faults U.S. Approach, Delay

March 5, 2015 at 7:34 PM
The AFL-CIO has welcomed last week's finding by the Department of Labor (DOL) that Honduras fell short in enforcing its labor laws, but faulted DOL for taking nearly three years to complete its investigation and for its decision not to recommend formal labor consultations with Honduras under the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). Brian Finnegan, coordinator of the AFL-CIO's Global Workers' Rights program, said in an interview that both of these aspects were "disappointing" to the labor federation, which...

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