Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement

  eduardo   Oct 12, 2021   Uncategorized   0 Comment

According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the TPP prohibits child labor and forced labor; guarantees the right to collective bargaining; and prohibits discrimination in the workplace. [104] The USTR states that “studies by the International Labor Organization and the World Trade Organization show that the combination of expanded trade opportunities and strong protection for workers can help workers move from informal to formal labor to regulated, wage-earning export industries offering minimum wage, social benefits, and security programs.” [104] The USTR states that “research also shows that trade improves human rights conditions by promoting pluralistic institutions and strengthening the open exchange of information.” [104] Economists Peter A. Petri and Michael G. .

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