November 17, 2022
USMCA: New Challenges and Risks facing U.S. and Canadian Businesses with Mexican Operations (ELA Webinar – Nov. 30, 2022)
Join Steve Hirschfeld and a panel of attorneys from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico for a complimentary 1-hour webinar on November 30, 2022.
The US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) established an aggressive new mechanism designed to determine, among other things, whether American and Canadian-owned Mexican operations have a bona fide arms-length relationship with their unions and provide workers with acceptable levels of pay, benefits and working conditions. The consequences of running afoul of these standards can be dire. This session provides practical insights based on several recent disputes involving issues including:
- How US and Canadian unions are using the USMCA to increase the power and influence of unions at American and Canadian owned Mexican operations.
- How the new USMCA “rapid response” mechanism for labor disputes works and what you can expect in terms of the US and Canadian governments’ power to closely scrutinize your Mexican operations; impose import restrictions; and, require a resolution to avoid sanctions.
- What can be done NOW to evaluate your Mexican operations to determine if steps need to be taken to avoid being the target of a USMCA complaint.
Click here to register to watch this webinar live or on-demand.