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We Need a Better NAFTA (AFL-CIO) 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   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 […]

One Year Deal for Machinists at McConnell AFB

From IAMAW IMAIL, June 13, 2019.          IAM Local 708 members in Wichita, KS have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC), securing a one-year contract that comes with substantial increases and security for the future. “I admire the strength and solidarity of these Machinists, many of whom fought […]