The U.S., for the most part, lost its first challenge of another country’s adherence to the labor rules under a trade deal.
The European Trade Union Confederation calls for a progressive European trade and investment policy with at its core the creation of decent jobs, the protection of fundamental rights and the interests of workers.
The current global trade and investment regime imposes high social and environmental costs on people and planet.
In the recent “RCEP 18th Round of Talks,” members of civil society organizations and social movements presented their positions vis-à-vis the RCEP.
A new campaign to be launched by the International Transport Workers’ Federation reveals the threat to jobs and workers’ rights posed by the Trade in Services Agreement.
Representatives from major trade unions in both the public and private sectors have raised serious concerns on the possible impacts of the Regional Economic Comprehensive Partnership Agreement (RCEP) which is currently being negotiated in Manila.
After three decades of NAFTA, Mexican workers are still denied basic rights.
The Australian government’s decision to scrap a working visa used primarily by Indians is likely to set back efforts to secure a free-trade agreement between the two countries.
India-Australia FTA talks stall over agriculture and migration.
Over 20 million more Mexicans have fallen below the poverty line since NAFTA took effect.
China FTA review should ditch controversial temporary worker clause, says AFTINET.
NAFTA has its fair share of critics who want to see it updated. But if Trump has his way, a re-negotiated agreement may prove disappointing.
Local Futures’ Isabel Marlens discusses why many people know so little about trade issues, and what can be done about it.
The documents include the core text and annexes
from November 2016 negotiating round
It is important that everyday working people’s perspectives lead the debate, starting with how to rewrite NAFTA.
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The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee recommended to reject the EU-Canada trade agreement
In November 2016, the International Trade union Confederation published analysis of the expected impact of TiSA on workers and service providers