Offshoring. Globalization. NAFTA-style trade policy.
The deal covering 12 Pacific Rim nations was supposed to be signed, sealed and delivered last month
Obama’s NAFTA-style treaty with 11 Pacific Rim nations is slated for signing in October
Oregon Fair Trade Campaign’s tally: 55,000 Oregon jobs lost since NAFTA
Up to 200 turned out on a work day at a listening session about a secret Pacific Rim trade deal.
As NAFTA-style treaties proliferate, AWPPW has lost thousands of members to mill closures.
The Bring Jobs Home Act would also end tax deductibility for offshoring expenses.
Members of Congress demand Obama administration transparency in Trans-Pacific Partnership
By lopsided margins, Congress approved NAFTA-style trade deals that were opposed by labor.
The NAFTA-style treaties would add to the trade deficit and make outsourcing easier.
Oregon Congressman David Wu said he will introduce a bill this month to streamline access to Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits for workers displaced by outsourcing to other countries as a result of free trade agreements.