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Gerard to Lawmakers: U.S. Must Put Top Priority on Trade Enforcement

WASHINGTON –The U.S. government must put top priority on enforcing trade pacts it’s already signed with other nations, rather than inking new so-called “free trade” pacts, Steel Workers President Leo Gerard says.

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House Dems to Obama’s Trade Rep: Write Enforceable Labor Rights into Trans-Pacific Pact

WASHINGTON –The controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact must include enforceable labor rights in its text, an overwhelming majority of House Democrats told the Obama administration’s U.S. Trade Representative on May 29.  And even if it does, the leaders of the group say, the TPP still faces tough sledding on Capitol Hill. The warning drew high praise from Communications Workers […]

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