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News from EPI Media advisory: EPI President Thea Lee to participate in panel on the labor provisions in the USMCA

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Eastern, EPI President Thea Lee will participate in a panel hosted by the Washington International Trade Association (WITA) on the labor provisions in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The panel will be introduced by WITA Executive Director Ken Levinson and moderated by Nicole Bivens-Collinson, President of International Trade and Government Relations at Sandler, Travis, and Rosenberg.

What: Panel discussing the labor provisions in the USMCA


  • Thea Lee, President of the Economic Policy Institute
  • Ricardo Ramírez Hernández, Founder and Partner of RRH Consultores
  • Carol Pier, Managing Director of International Labor at IMPAQ International
  • Ted Posner, Partner in the International Arbitration & Trade practice at Weil, Gotshal, and Manges

When: Thursday, January 16, 2020—Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Eastern

Where: Rotunda of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

To RSVP: Please email Diego Añez at The event will not be live-streamed, but you can contact Diego for a recording of the event.