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[Excerpt] This employment impact review was prepared pursuant to section 2102(c)(5) of the Trade Act of 2002. Section 2102(c)(5) requires the President to review and report to the Congress on the impact of future trade agreements on U.S. employment, including labor markets. This review describes the contents of the Dominican Republic – Central America – United States Free Trade Agreement (hereafter, CAFTA-DR or FTA), including a summary of the labor provisions in the FTA, and assesses the potential economic effects of the FTA on employment and labor markets in the United States.


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U.S. Department of Labor. (2005). United States employment impact review of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement. Washington, DC: Author.