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WAYS AND MEANS TO MOVE OMAN FTA; OMAN PLEDGES LABOR REFORMS

March 31, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The House Ways and Means Committee has scheduled a hearing on the U.S.-Oman free trade agreement next week, and has released letters in which the Sultanate of Oman pledges to change its labor laws to reflect international labor standards by October of this year. The hearing is scheduled for April 5. Specifically, Oman is pledging to incorporate into Omani law the International Labor Organization standard on the right to organize and bargain collectively, as well as other changes, according to...


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