SEIU Asks Mexico To Probe Ala. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 5:30 PM EDT) -- The Service Employees International Union and a Mexican lawyers' group challenged Alabama's controversial immigration law Friday, lodging a complaint with Mexico's labor department saying the law discriminates against immigrant workers in violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The SEIU and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers told the Mexican Department of Labor and Social Welfare that the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, often referred to as House Bill 56, contradicts key provisions of the NAFTA's North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation, in...
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