Unions, Consumer Groups Slam Proposed Service Trade Pact

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 5:11 PM ET) -- Hundreds of groups, including unions and consumer rights advocates from the U.S., Europe and elsewhere, on Monday blasted negotiations for a proposed agreement that seeks to boost trade in services, saying the deal would undermine regulation of the financial and other sectors.

A set of 341 civil society groups — such as unions like Public Services International and the Utility Workers Union of America and consumer rights groups like the U.S.-based Public Citizen — criticized the proposed Trade in Services Agreement, which the U.S., the European...
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