Labor Rights, Manufacturing and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

September 4, 2013
The following is an excerpt from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). 

According to the Department of Labor’s Aug. 2 jobs report, 12 million U.S. workers remain unemployed. In manufacturing and construction alone, 1.8 million people were out of work. Given that past trade agreements have had a deep and lasting impact on U.S. jobs, the officials negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) must focus on policies that create jobs, rather than destroy them.

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