DOL Renews Free Trade Agreements Panel's Charter

It has 12 members -- four each representing labor, the business community, and the public.

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has re-established the charter of the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements. This is a panel that advises the secretary through the Bureau of International Labor Affairs within DOL. It's the point of contact for the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC).

It has 12 members -- four each representing labor, the business community, and the public.

The panel may be asked for advice on implementation of labor provisions of free trade agreements to which the United States may be a party. Members of the committee are not compensated for their service or reimbursed for travel expenses.

For more information, contact Paula Church Albertson, deputy division chief in the Trade Agreement Administration and Technical Cooperation of the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, by phone at 202-693-4789.

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