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Kaptur calls for a 'labor secretariat' in a retooled NAFTA

September 13, 2017 at 9:16 AM
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) wants a renegotiated NAFTA to include a “tri-party labor secretariat.” Kaptur made the recommendation at a Farm Labor Organizing Committee convention in Toledo over the weekend. On Facebook after the event, Kaptur said the goal is to “to make sure workers' rights are protected and employers have a steady workforce that’s reliable.” To that end, she said, “we should create a tri-party Labor Secretariat between the United States, Mexico and Canada. We need someone at the...

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