This web page provides information on our fight against fast-track legislation. The measure requires Congress to take only a quick up-or-down vote on secret trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and does not allow such agreements to be amended. It limits Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight of such trade deals and lets others decide what’s best for America. The result is fewer good-paying U.S. jobs and unsafe food and products for Americans. Read more to find out why fast track is the wrong track for Teamsters and America.
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(WASHINGTON) – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round two of NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City earlier this week.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the conclusion of the first round of NAFTA renegotiation talks that ended Sunday.
A month before first talks on trade pact begin, more details are needed on how revamped deal will benefit hardworking Americans.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House’s release of its “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation” last night.
As the Trump administration gets ready to receive comments on how to best reform NAFTA, the Teamsters have many ideas on how to make it a better deal for working Americans.
Beefing up currency manipulation, worker rights language is key to creating an agreement that helps everyone.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa in response to the White House’s issuance of a final NAFTA notification letter today that will lead to a renegotiation of the North American trade agreement in the coming months.
Congress and the White House have an opportunity to help workers by fixing NAFTA and cutting the Cadillac Tax that penalizes people for having good insurance. There's no excuse not to do it.