WASHINGTON (April 30) — Today, the Pass USMCA Coalition, an alliance advocating for swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, applauded Mexico’s passage of an historic labor reform.
Under the reform, Mexican workers can more quickly resolve labor disputes and are guaranteed access to independent unions. Mexico’s Senate voted in favor of the measure 120-0.
Coalition leaders issued the following statements on the news:
“Mexico’s landmark labor reform represents a significant step forward in getting USMCA ratified into law,” said Pass USMCA Honorary Co-Chairman Joe Crowley.
“USMCA is a win for North American workers across industries,” said Pass USMCA Executive Director Rick Dearborn. “The deal improves working conditions in Mexico and spurs job and wage growth in all three signatory nations.”
“For the well-being of American, Canadian, and Mexican workers, the Pass USMCA Coalition asks Congress to approve USMCA as quickly as possible,” concluded Pass USMCA Honorary Co-Chairman Gary Locke.
About Pass USMCA: The Pass USMCA Coalition is a group of trade associations and businesses advocating for the swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement. The provisions outlined in USMCA will defend American jobs, cultivate innovation, and encourage business development, spurring growth for local, state, and national economies.
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