Bloomberg Law
Feb. 21, 2014, 5:00 AM

Migrant Rights Group Supplements Petition
Calling for Talks Under NAFTA Labor Accord

A group of migrant workers and workers’ rights organizations Feb. 18 renewed their call for the Mexican government to consult with the U.S. government over allegations that operation of the H-2A and H-2B visa programs violates the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation.

“We are calling on the Mexican and U.S. governments to move quickly and finalize a plan for the ministerial consultations and issue a ministerial declaration,” Sarah Rempel, policy director for Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (CDM), said in a statement. “While governments continue to delay, migrants suffer.”

The new filing with the Mexican secretary of labor ...

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