More Trade Deal Delays Will Cost US Jobs, Lawmakers Told

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- On the heels of the U.S. Senate's passage of a bill that could ultimately lead to votes on three long-stalled free trade agreements, members of Congress heard testimony on Friday that further delays on the deals would cost American workers jobs.

Myron Brilliant, senior vice president for international affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that the U.S. could suffer a net loss of more than 380,000 jobs and $40 billion in lost export sales if it fails to...
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