Stop Fast Track and the TPP

Remember NAFTA? We cannot allow a blockbuster free trade agreement to sail through Congress unchecked. Fast Track for the TPP would be bad for workers, the environment, our health, safety and democracy. Take Action

TPP: Shipping jobs away

Jul 30, 2015

AFL-CIO: The Fight for Better Trade Policy Isn’t Over

In a resolution adopted by the Executive Council, the AFL-CIO called the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal "unacceptable" and said that, in its current form, the deal "will irreparably harm the American economy and its working families." Read More

Jul 30, 2015

State Department Raises Malaysia’s Status on Human Rights, Despite Country’s Horrific Record

Despite acknowledging that Malaysia continues to violate international human trafficking laws, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country from the ranks of the world's worst human rights offenders, making the country eligible to participate in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Read More

Jul 27, 2015

CWA: Malaysia’s Upgraded Ranking Shows Obama Administration Cares More About TPP

The U.S. State Department today released the Trafficking in Persons report, an annual assessment of countries' efforts to combat human trafficking issues. The new report includes an upgraded ranking for Malaysia from the lowest Tier 3 category to a new Tier 2 status - despite the facts on the ground and views of experts noting that Malaysia has not made progress on the issues. Read More

Jul 23, 2015

Malaysia’s Failure to Act on Human Trafficking Shouldn’t Be Rewarded with Trade Benefits

In a strongly worded letter, 160 members of Congress have urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry not to upgrade Malaysia's ranking in the U.S. State Department's annual "Trafficking in Persons" report. Read More

Jul 16, 2015

Netroots Nation 2015—Watch CWA Panels

This week progressive activists are gathering in Phoenix, Ariz., for Netroots Nation, the annual conference that serves as an incubator for ideas that challenge the status quo and inspire action. Read More

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