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NAFTA Update Must Tackle Mexico Labor Rights, Legislator Says

Law360, Washington (March 8, 2018, 9:44 PM EST) -- A renegotiated NAFTA deal must address labor rights in Mexico to win bipartisan U.S. congressional support, a Democratic lawmaker said Thursday at a trade symposium in Washington, D.C.

The failure to include international labor standards in the original North American Free Trade Agreement has led to the evisceration of U.S. manufacturing jobs over the last 25 years, as American companies moved production south of the border to take advantage of cheap labor, Rep. Sandy Levin said during the first day of Georgetown Law School's 2018 International...
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