Global Organizing and a New Approach to Trade and Globalization

September 10, 2013

In a time when the globalized economy means that steelworkers in Bahia, Brazil, work for the same multinational as their counterparts in Beaumont, Texas, the AFL-CIO is ramping up efforts to help workers organize around the world and fight against bad international trade deals that strip workers of their rights and give corporations unchecked power. Delegates to the AFL-CIO Convention in Los Angeles passed two resolutions today directly dealing with these important issues.

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