This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people. What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then. Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.
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NAFTA 2.0 Must Put Workers First
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.
The defeat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership shouldn't be the end of U.S. efforts to revamp the import and export of goods.
Trade victory is a start in getting workers' needs addressed. But investing in infrastructure would be a big step forward.
Sanders, lawmakers laud defeat of Pacific Rim agreement. But they also discuss a path forward.
Teamsters and allies are the real reason why terrible Pacific Rim trade deal won't be moving forward.