Members of Congressional Monitoring Group on Labor Rights in Colombia Send Letter to President Obama

May 24, 2012 Issues: Labor, Worker Safety and Health

George Miller, the senior Democratic member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, joined other members of the Congressional Monitoring Group on Labor Rights in Colombia in sending a letter to President Obama last week expressing concern over a number of recent incidents of violence and threats against labor activists in Colombia. With the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement going into force earlier this month, the members emphasized the need for continued engagement with Colombia on its workers’ rights commitments.

Read the full letter here.