Six labor leaders made the following statement after today’s trade meeting with President Trump:
Labor is united in its view that NAFTA is a disaster for working people and must be fixed. We had a very productive meeting which made clear to the president that a new NAFTA must create fair and balanced trade in North America. Real solutions for any new trade deal must dramatically improve workers’ rights and raise wages and living standards in all three countries.
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President
Chris Shelton, Communications Workers of America President
Robert Martinez. Jr., International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers International President
James Hoffa, International Brotherhood of Teamsters President
Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers (USW) International President
Dennis Williams, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture Implement Workers of America (UAW) President
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