Skills Needs Anticipation (SNA): Workplace Skills and Satisfaction (WSS) Baseline Survey of Select Employers in the Construction Industry
Strengthening Multi-employer Bargaining: Policies and Practices (Phase II)
Non-Hazardous Activities for Children: The Case of Banana and Sugarcane Supply Chains
Strengthening Preparedness for Migrant Worker Reintegration: Thematic Analysis and Local Index Tool Development

PIDS WB 2021-0905
7th Mindanao Policy Research Forum
PIDS WB 2021-0905
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 4: Robust and Healthy Workforce and Closing Program
PIDS WB 2021-0904
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 3: Green And Inclusive Recovery
PIDS WB 2021-0903
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 2: Ethical Business
Publication Detail
DLSU AKI 2005-04: Core Labor Standards and Philippine Exports

Negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement between the Philippines and the United States will most certainly include discussions on the promotion and enforcement of labor standards. The US Congress incorporated labor issues as a negotiating objective when it granted the US President “trade promotion authority” in August 2002 and it is unlikely to ratify an FTA that is silent on labor issues and standards.1 Thus far, all the bilateral and regional free trade agreements entered into by the US in recent years contain explicit provisions on the enforcement of labor standards and the settlement of disputes on labor issues.

DLSU - Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies
Authors Keywords
Villamil, Winfred M.; labor market; free trade; labor productivity; labor standards; labor protection; labor; labor policies; bilateral agreements; bilateral trade; export growth;
Download PDF Number of Downloads
Published in 2005 and available in the DLSU AKI or NO PDF AVAILABLE Downloaded 0 times since November 25, 2011
Please let us know your reason for downloading this publication. May we also ask you to provide additional information that will help us serve you better? Rest assured that your answers will not be shared with any outside parties. It will take you only two minutes to complete the survey. Thank you.

To use as reference:
If others, (Please specify):
Name: (optional)
Email: (required, but will not display)
If Prefer to self-describe, please specify:
Level of Education:
If employed either part-time or full-time, name of office:
If others, (Please specify):
Would you like to receive the SERP-P UPDATES e-newsletter? Yes No
Use the space below if you have any comment about this publication or SERP-P knowledge resources in general.