- July 08, 2010 Trade Laws Need to be Enforced Protect the Most Vulnerable Transnational corporations roam the world to find the cheapest and most vulnerable workers. The people who stitch together our jeans and assemble our CD-players are mostly young women in Central America, Mexico, Bangladesh, China and other poor nations, many working 12 to 14-hour days for pennies an hour.
- July 08, 2010 Fighting Toxic Trade In the spring of 2007, over 60 million cans and pouches of pet food imported from China were found to be tainted with a chemical called Melamine. When ingested melamine causes kidney failure in dogs and cats. By the time all of the contaminated pet food was taken off the market ... more
- July 22, 2008 USW Supports 'Trade Enforcement Act of 2008' The United Steelworkers (USW) is supporting a new trade bill, “The Trade Enforcement Act of 2008” (H.R. 6530), introduced last week by House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-NY, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Sander Levin, D-MI.