Offshoring. Globalization. NAFTA-style trade policy.
Farmers markets are free trade. Corporate trade deals like the TPP, not so much.
The annual picnic sponsored by the NW Oregon Labor Council attracts nearly 18,000 people.
About 200 workers lost jobs at WestRock, formerly SP Fiber.
To promote TPP, Nike sponsors a visit to Portland by U.S. ambassadors to Brunei and Malaysia.
Bonamici told the NW Oregon Labor Council Feb. 22 she’s still reviewing the 2,000-page document.
Schrader says it’s foolish for labor to target fast track Democrats.
Steve Phillips of AWPPW – Rep. DeFazio’s guest at State of the Union – didn’t like what he heard.
The vote follows a campaign by Oregon Strong Voice Lane County, a project of the Oregon AFL-CIO.
In Oregon, U.S Sen. Jeff Merkley and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio say they will oppose the TPP.
The veil is off the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and it’s not pretty.