Earlier this month, President Trump issued a letter to Congress expressing the administration’s intent to revoke Mauritania’s beneficiary status for a trade preference program established under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (“AGOA”), due to Mauritania’s failure to make sufficient progress in protecting internationally recognized workers’ rights. AGOA, first enacted in 2000 and currently in […]
The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor today published in the Federal Register its decision, dated April 22, 2015, that former employees of Pixel Playground, Inc. in Woodland Hills, California are eligible to apply for worker adjustment assistance. This decision reversed two earlier decisions by Labor that these employees were not eligible for […]
The Department of Commerce yesterday filed its remand results with the Court of International Trade in longstanding litigation over the labor rate to calculate duties on in the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Vietnam. PKR brought the case on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee (AHSTAC), an […]
The Court of International Trade today issued a remand for the Commerce Department to reconsider the labor rate used to calculate duties in the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Vietnam. PKR brought the case on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee, an association of domestic producers of […]
PKR attorney Jordan Kahn published an article in the April 2013 Global Trade and Customs Journal entitled “Commerce’s Commitment to Strengthening US Trade Remedy Laws. “The article describes PKR’s recent litigation achievements on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee before the Court of International Trade and Department of Commerce.