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News From: USMCA

by Brian Young | on Jan 17, 2020

Mexican Union Threatens Strike at Home Depot

One of the reasons that labor groups like the AFL-CIO supported the USMCA trade deal was because of the strong labor standards in the agreement. At the time AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka touted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 10, 2019

AFL-CIO Announces Support for USMCA Trade Deal

For three years Trump has been attempting to negotiate the USMCA, a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It now appears that a deal has been reached by Congressional...

by Brian Schneck | on Jul 31, 2019

Oppose the USMCA

Below is a letter that was written from UAW 259 President Brian Schneck to Congressman Lee Zeldin, asking him to oppose Trump's USMCA trade deal. The letter was in response to a form letter that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 18, 2019

AFL-CIO Hosts Town Hall

On Monday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka kicked off a series of Town Hall meetings. The first one took place in Pittsburgh, and more will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Cleveland and Detroit...

by Press and Media | on Nov 16, 2018

Trump's Trade Deal In Danger

Trump's trade deal may be in trouble unless he can convince the AFL-CIO to get behind it. Read more from Politico below.

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 15, 2018

Working People Need Answers on Latest Trade Deal

It seems every talking head in Washington has been in a frenzy recently, rushing to either glorify or condemn the new North American Free Trade Agreement, known as the United States...