U.S Code last checked for updates: Oct 21, 2021
§ 3551.
Working party on worker rights
(a)
In general

The President shall seek the establishment in the GATT 1947, and, upon entry into force of the WTO Agreement with respect to the United States, in the WTO, of a working party to examine the relationship of internationally recognized worker rights, as defined in section 2467(4) of this title, to the articles, objectives, and related instruments of the GATT 1947 and of the WTO, respectively.

(b)
Objectives of working party
The objectives of the United States for the working party described in subsection (a) are to—
(1)
explore the linkage between international trade and internationally recognized worker rights, as defined in section 2467(4) of this title, taking into account differences in the level of development among countries;
(2)
examine the effects on international trade of the systematic denial of such rights;
(3)
consider ways to address such effects; and
(4)
develop methods to coordinate the work program of the working party with the International Labor Organization.
(c)
Report to Congress

The President shall report to the Congress, not later than 1 year after December 8, 1994, on the progress made in establishing the working party under this section, and on United States objectives with respect to the working party’s work program.

(Pub. L. 103–465, title I, § 131, Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4839; Pub. L. 104–188, title I, § 1954(a)(6), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1928.)
cite as: 19 USC 3551