Trumka: Time to Abolish ‘Undemocratic’ Fast Track Process

April 22, 2015

In a hearing on U.S. trade policy Tuesday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the Senate Finance Committee, “We don’t believe we can build strong and sustainable economic growth on a foundation of stagnant wages and disempowered workers.”

And a key component of a Raising Wages economy is a new approach to trade and globalization—one that puts good jobs, safe products, and a clean environment at the center of global economic integration—not enhanced corporate power and profits.

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