Promoting Fair Trade Global Trade Policies:
ADA advocates fair trade policies that include environmental and internationally recognized labor standards (ILO) in the core agreements, enforceable to the same extent as all other components. Trading governments should negotiate to raise living standards of working people, rather than serving the interests of multinational corporations.
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Federally Proposed Legislation:
H.R.3905 : To provide for an additional trade preference program for least developed countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 10/18/2007) Cosponsors (23)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Foreign Affairs; House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 3/25/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology.