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Unformatted text preview: 1. What Problems might arise now or in the foreseeable future in light of development in international labor law? a. No F ree T rade Agreement / U.S. T rade sanctions/ NGOs attaching EPZs and their hor rible labor conditions i. Labor rights violations ii. Do not follow labor rights clause iii. Hard law 1. Trade sanctions / tariffs 2. GSP iv. Soft Law 1. NGOs a. I LO, UN, World Bank, OECD, 2. I LO core labor standards 3. Public image 4. Scrutiny 5. Since they are members of the I LO . I LO gets pissed at them v. ** *How legislation/enforcement of international labor laws have been weak in the past as international labor markets grow and U.S. consumers are directly linked to sweatshop labor they are becoming more and more enforceable and serious in the public and governments eye vi. Free Trade Agreement Labor Clause 1. Commits each party to ensure that its laws are consistent with internationally recognized labor rights 2. CEDAW-womens stuff? a. Equal treatment b. Health and Safety...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course ILRIC 6340 taught by Professor Compal during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07