Senator Hawley Introduces Trade Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Special Treatment for Nations with Slave Labor
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the Trade Preference Reform and Worker Protection Act to prioritize American workers by halting nonreciprocal trade benefits until the unemployment rate in the United States is below four percent. Senator Hawley’s bill will also prevent nations from receiving special trade benefits if they are suspected of exporting goods produced by slave labor.