TPP Would Be A Job Killer, Machinists Union Says

Law360, New York (December 09, 2013, 4:53 PM ET) -- A leading machinists union urged Congress on Monday to slow the government's rush to adopt the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement union leaders say is being brokered through back-room negotiations and could lead to a massive loss of American jobs.

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents around 700,000 current and former industrial workers, cautioned that similar past trade deals have failed to live up to their job-creation promises and that the TPP is part of a national trade strategy that could mean...
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