Offshoring. Globalization. NAFTA-style trade policy.
Local 290 won’t endorse any politician who votes for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
President Obama: Put your cards on the table and let the people see what you’ve gotten us into.
Late August mailing went to union members in 28 Congressional districts.
To further TPP, Obama administration lets Malaysia off the hook for human trafficking
Labor is in no mood to pal around with Democrats who voted for it.
A week after unions celebrated a setback for Fast Track, the seeming victory came unzipped.
Fast Track appeared to go down to defeat June 12, even though it passed the House 219-211.
The AFL-CIO has begun campaigning against Democrats who support Fast Track.
If House follows, NAFTA-style deals like TPP would proliferate.
Vietnam, Malaysia, and Brunei are human rights violators where workers lack basic rights.