This comment provides a background to the anti-Haitian sentiment in the Dominican Republic and explores the arguments for and against the DR-CAFTA labor provisions; compares NAFTA, the Jordan Free Trade Agreement, and DR-CAFTA to demonstrate DR-CAFTA does not advance labor rights; looks to the realities of NAFTA and the Jordan FTA, and the effects that previous FTAs have had on laborers; and discusses Dominican laws, workers’ rights violations, and the potential for labor rights enforcement through DR-CAFTA.
"DR-CAFTA: The Siren Song for Improved Labor Standards for Haitians in the Dominican Republic,"
University of San Francisco Law Review: Vol. 44
, Article 8.
Available at: http://repository.usfca.edu/usflawreview/vol44/iss3/8