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U.S.-JORDAN FTA INCLUDES LABOR, ENVIRO LANGUAGE BUSINESS WILL OPPOSE

October 27, 2000 at 5:00 AM
U.S.-JORDAN FTA INCLUDES LABOR, ENVIRO LANGUAGE BUSINESS WILL OPPOSE The United States and Jordan this week signed a bilateral free trade agreement that includes labor and environmental provisions within the body of the deal that may prove controversial with House Republicans and business groups. Some business groups have already stated that they will fight to remove the labor and environmental provisions before the FTA is ratified in the next Congress. President Clinton and King Abdullah II signed the deal, which...


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