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Six Dems Want Action Plan, Concrete Benchmarks In Colombia FTA Bill

July 29, 2011 at 12:56 AM
A group of six House Democrats have urged President Obama to include language in the implementing bill for the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement that will ensure Colombia fully implements a bilateral labor action plan and demonstrates measurable progress on the ground in improving labor rights before the FTA can enter into force. The group sent a letter July 14 to the president requesting a meeting with him or his staff to discuss this demand, and verbally reiterated that request to...

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