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We Need a Better NAFTA (AFL-CIO)

https://actionnetwork.org/forms/add-your-name-no-vote-on-nafta-until-it-is-fixed?source=unionhall For more than a quarter century, North America’s working families have raised our voices for a better trade policy. The defenders of corporate-dominated trade rules too often portray trade as an end in itself. But trade is not an end, it is a means. Trade policy must be judged by whether it leads to […]

AFL-CIO leader meets AMLO in Mexico City

https://riograndeguardian.com/afl-cio-leader-meets-amlo-in-mexico-city/   By: Blanca Gómez – September 6, 2019 PHARR, RGV – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met on Wednesday with Richard Trumka, president of AFL-CIO, the largest trade union group in the U.S. Under the terms of USMCA, the successor trade agreement to NAFTA, Mexico is required to apply new, stricter labor laws. Trumka wants […]