TPP won't improve labour standards without political will: Labour lawyers

When it comes to workers' rights, 'there’s what’s written down, and there’s what’s practical' says one analyst.

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Labor organizations protest the TPP, May 7, 2014.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 10/14/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 10/20/2015 7:59 pm EDT

The Trans-Pacific Partnership won’t improve working conditions around the Pacific unless national leaders begin to take the issue more seriously, say a handful of international labour lawyers and workers' rights advocates. 

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