The Teamsters hosted a conference call for members last evening to give a detailed update on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The Teamsters are taking a leading role in helping to craft a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that puts the people above the powerful. And tonight, Teamster General President Jim Hoffa will brief members about the union’s work.
Hoffa will be joined by Rep. Brian Higgins (D-N.Y) during the NAFTA teleforum, which Teamsters can preregister for here. Those signing up ahead of time will receive a call when the event starts at 8 p.m. EST, 5 p.m. PST.
(WASHINGTON) – At the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters dispatched staff from both its U.S. and Canadian trade policy teams to track and influence the negotiations on behalf of several top Teamster priorities, including highway safety, dairy supply management and worker rights.
Napoleon Gomez, president of Mexico’s Los Mineros Union, said workers in his country have been victimized by NAFTA. He said efforts to improve the trade deal won’t succeed unless it raises wages there.
Workers received the short end of the stick under the original NAFTA. Now its time for them to share in the spoils.
(WASHINGTON) – Top Teamsters leaders joined with members of Congress and their fellow union allies from across North America today in laying out a path forward for a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as negotiators meet in the nation’s capital to discuss changes to the trade pact.
U.S., Canadian Teamsters come together to stress importance of cross-border trucking, labor provisions in new NAFTA 2.0.
(OTTAWA) – 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 three of NAFTA renegotiations here on Wednesday.