Preparing for the USMCA’s facility-specific rapid response labor mechanism: The revolution is upon us

On 1 July, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force. Contained in the USMCA is a regime, the Facility-Specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRLM), by which imports from Mexico can be blocked from entry into the United States due to violations of Mexican Labor Law at facilities that make such products.

Organized labor and the Trump administration are vowing that the RRLM will be fully utilized to investigate breaches of collective bargaining rights in Mexico.

Partners from Hogan Lovells discussed the RRLM and what your company can do to prepare for this new phase in the international enforcement of labor rights.

Watch the recording here.

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