US, Guatemala Trade Barbs Over Evidence In Labor Arbitration

By Caroline Simson (June 3, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT) -- The Guatemalan government on Tuesday lambasted evidence submitted by the U.S. in an arbitration proceeding over the Central American country's allegedly lax enforcement of labor rights under the Central American Free Trade Agreement, while the U.S. said it has clearly demonstrated Guatemala's violations under the trade pact.

Guatemala argued that the U.S.' proffered evidence in the dispute isn't enough to prove that any alleged failures to enforce its labor laws were caused by more than mere negligence. To prevail on its claims under the labor guidelines in the agreement, the U.S. would have to prove that Guatemala's alleged labor violations were...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!