Offshoring. Globalization. NAFTA-style trade policy.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Katherine Tai’s appointment is a stark departure from the failed NAFTA-style trade policy.
It’s the first major change to NAFTA since the three-nation trade agreement first took effect 25 years ago.
For the first time in a generation, NAFTA is getting a re-write, and even America’s premier trade union federation has endorsed the final draft.
It’s been 20 years since the Seattle WTO protests. The corporate trade agenda has never recovered.
When Portland Congressman Earl Blumenauer learned he’d be the new chair of a House trade subcommittee, the first call he made was to Oregon AFL-CIO president Tom Chamberlain.
A new two-nation trade deal with Mexico could take the place of the three-nation agreement known as NAFTA.
Given Trump’s habit of contradictory statements, tweeted policy announcements and reversals, and personal spats with foreign heads of state, it can be hard to keep up.
The tariffs take effect March 23.
The goods deficit with China hit a new record in 2017.
Faith group says owners of the iconic Oreo brand treat working people like a commodity.