Extract from “PSM wants rights for migrant workers”

It’s not certain that the pro-investor TPPA can be trusted to protect the rights and living standards of workers as ferociously as it will protect the rights of investors, cautioned the PSM.
However, it concedes that the TPPA labour chapter and side letters are impressive in their commitments to strengthen and empower trade unions, and collective bargaining by removing various administrative restrictions. “This can lead to the development of powerful unions, a conscientised workforce free to exercise industrial actions to resolve stalemates, all of which are contradictory to the motive of larger profits for investors.”
“It is difficult to imagine the TPPA tolerating such a radical environment.”

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