As a trade representative, this trade has supported more than 140,000 small and medium-sized businesses in the United States.  An “ancillary” agreement concluded in August 1993 to enforce existing national labour law, the North American Labour Law Cooperation Agreement (NAALC) , was very limited. He focused on health and safety standards and child labour law, excluding collective bargaining issues, and his so-called “[enforcement]” teeth were only accessible at the end of a “long and winding” litigation process.  Obligations to enforce existing labour law have also raised questions of democratic practice.  Canada`s pro-Canada Network anti-NAFTA coalition suggested that minimum standards guarantees would “not be meaningful” without “comprehensive democratic reforms in [Mexican] courts, unions, and government.” .