North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation
Part One Objectives Back to top!
Article 1 Objectives  
Part Two Obligations Back to top!
Article 2 Levels of Protection  
Article 3 Government Enforcement Action  
Article 4 Private Action  
Article 5 Procedural Guarantees  
Article 6 Publication  
Article 7 Public Information and Awareness  
Part Three Commission for Labor Cooperation Back to top!
Article 8 The Commission  
  Section A The Council Back to top!
Article 9 Council Structure and Procedures  
Article 10 Council Functions  
Article 11 Cooperative Activities  
  Section B The Secretariat Back to top!
Article 12 Secretariat Structure and Procedures  
Article 13 Secretariat Functions  
Article 14 Secretariat Reports and Studies  
  Section C National Administrative Offices Back to top!
Article 15 National Administrative Office Structure  
Article 16 NAO Functions  
  Section D National Committees Back to top!
Article 17 National Advisory Committee  
Article 18 Governmental Committee  
  Section E Official Languages Back to top!
Article 19 Official Languages  
  Part Four Cooperative Consultations and Evaluations Back to top!
Article 20 Cooperation  
  Section A Cooperative Consultations Back to top!
Article 21 Consultations between NAOs  
Article 22 Ministerial Consultations  
  Section B Evaluations Back to top!
Article 23 Evaluation Committee of Experts  
Article 24 Rules of Procedure  
Article 25 Draft Evaluation Reports  
Article 26 Final Evaluation Reports  
Part Five Resolution of Disputes Back to top!
Article 27 Consultations  
Article 28 Initiation of Procedures  
Article 29 Request for an Arbitral Panel  
Article 30 Roster  
Article 31 Qualifications of Panelists  
Article 32 Panel Selection  
Article 33 Rules of Procedure  
Article 34 Third Party Participation  
Article 35 Role of Experts  
Article 36 Initial Report  
Article 37 Final Report  
Article 38 Implementation of Final Report  
Article 39 Review of Implementation  
Article 40 Further Proceeding  
Article 41 Suspension of Benefits  
Part Six General Provisions Back to top!
Article 42 Enforcement Principle  
Article 43 Private Rights  
Article 44 Protection of Information  
Article 45 Cooperation with the ILO  
Article 46 Extent of Obligations  
Article 47 Funding of the Commission  
Article 48 Privileges and Immunities  
Article 49 Definitions  
Part Seven Final Provisions Back to top!
Article 50 Annexes  
Article 51 Entry into Force  
Article 52 Amendments  
Article 53 Accession  
Article 54 Withdrawal  
Article 55 Authentic Texts  
  Annexes Back to top!
Annex 1 Labor Principles  
Annex 23 Interpretive Ruling  
Annex 39 Monetary Enforcement Assessments  
Annex 41A Canadian Domestic Enforcement and Collection  
Annex 41B   Suspension of Benefits  
Annex 46   Extent of Obligations  
Annex 49 Country-Specific Definitions  
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About the Agreement
  17 December 1992
  Entry into Force
  01 January 1994
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