Prospects and Alternatives for a Decent Employment and Community Development Agenda in North America: An Institutional Analysis of the North American Commission for Labor Cooperation

19 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2011

Date Written: October 1, 2010

Abstract

This paper conducts an institutional analysis of the North American Commission for Labor Cooperation, which was established under the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation. The paper analyzes the organization's governance deficits and prospects, proposing alternatives for improvements of worker rights, labor market outcomes and development prospects for Mexico, Canada and the United States. In August 2010, the Commission for Labor Cooperation was closed.

Keywords: NAFTA, labor, Mexico, United States, NAALC, intergovernmental organizations, governance

Suggested Citation

Brooks, Tequila J., Prospects and Alternatives for a Decent Employment and Community Development Agenda in North America: An Institutional Analysis of the North American Commission for Labor Cooperation (October 1, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1752986 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1752986

Tequila J. Brooks (Contact Author)

Tilburg Law School ( email )

Tilburg, Noord Brabant
Netherlands

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