Enforceable social clauses in trade agreements with ‘bite’?

“Implications of the EU–South Korea Panel of Experts Report of 20 January 2021 Policy Implications The EU–South Korea Panel of Experts Report (‘the Report’) confounded expectations by asserting that it …

It’s time to learn if the new Nafta’s worker protections have any teeth

Susana Prieto Terrazas is not a woman to trifle with. In recent years, the attorney became the most well-known labor organizer in Mexico, a burr in the saddle of factory …

En trabajo agrícola, EU está incumpliendo el T-MEC: SRE

En Estados Unidos hay incumplimientos a disposiciones relacionadas con trabajadores agrícolas mexicanos en el marco del Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC), indicó el gobierno de México a su contraparte estadounidense, …

White House calls on Mexican government to probe possible labor violations at GM auto plant

In the first action of its kind, the Biden administration has formally asked the Mexican government to investigate reports of “serious violations” of worker rights at a General Motors plant in …

Complaint Accuses Mexican Factories of Labor Abuses, Testing New Trade Pact

The A.F.L.-C.I.O. and other groups plan on Monday to file a complaint with the Biden administration over claims of labor violations at a group of auto parts factories in Mexico, …

In Mexico autos town, labor rights falter despite U.S. trade deal

After successfully staging a wildcat strike for higher wages in 2019, many workers at the Tridonex auto-parts plant in the Mexican city of Matamoros, across the border from Texas, set …

Mexican women say gender discrimination plagues U.S. temporary work programs

A group of Mexican women migrants has filed a complaint accusing the U.S. government of violating a trade agreement by failing to enforce gender discrimination laws in temporary labor programs, …

The Panel Report under the EU-Korea Trade Agreement Concerning Labor Practices: What are the Purposes of Trade Agreements as they Relate to the ILO’s Fundamental Labor Rights?

In recent years, workers’ rights advocates have increasingly urged the US and the EU to strengthen the commitments under the labor chapters of their trade agreements. Following up on the …

Trade and industrial policy: implications for development and international labour standards

“Attempts to protect and promote labour standards through trade agreements have not yielded desired results, due to a lack of enforceable provisions, absence of institutional mechanisms and political will. The …

US Government Accountability Office Report: International Trade – Observations On Whether Women’s Rights and Economic Interests Are Protected or Promoted by U.S. Trade Preference Programs

The US Government Accountability Office published a new report on “Whether Women’s Rights and Economic Interests Are Protected or Promoted by U.S. Trade Preference Programs.”

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