Monday, October 27, 2008

Improving NAFTA to Reduce Tide of Economic Immigrants

If worker's rights were better protected as they were to have been under NAFTA and CAFTA, and we would have fewer workers fleeing to US to make a living. Read and see if you agree.
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“A Way Forward for Workers’ Rights in US Free Trade Accords,” provides a roadmap for a new US administration to strengthen the requirements for workers’ rights in these agreements and to improve their enforcement.

“The US approach to labor rights in its free trade agreements, beginning with NAFTA, has failed,” said Carol Pier, senior researcher on labor rights and trade at Human Rights Watch. “The government needs to make dramatic changes in its strategy.”
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