WASHINGTON — Organized labor filed a first-of-its-kind complaint with the Department of Labor on Wednesday that it sees as a barometer of how effective the labor provisions are in free trade agreements.
The AFL-CIO petition was filed with the Office of Trade and Labor Affairs. It is the first one filed under the terms of the Central American Free Trade Agreement, which requires that member countries enforce their own labor laws.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"