Tags: nafta

IAM Fair Trade Campaign Gains Momentum on Facebook

Wed. June 15, 2011

Hundreds have joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ (IAM) Facebook campaign to stop the pending unfair trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama.

Act Now to Stop U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

Thu. February 10, 2011
IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has sent a letter to Congress urging their opposition to the Bush-negotiated South Korea Free Trade Agreement and support for policies that build our manufacturing base and create jobs.

Electrolux Abandons Montreal for Tennessee

Tue. January 04, 2011
“The North American Free Trade Agreement is a joke and the recent announcement by Electrolux that it will move manufacturing from Québec to Tennessee is proof,” said a disgusted IAM Canadian General Vice President Dave Ritchie.

Support U.S Withdrawal from NAFTA

Tue. March 02, 2010
With the unemployment rate at its highest point in decades, the U.S. economy continues to shed much-needed manufacturing jobs. The loss of manufacturing jobs can be tied directly to our so called “free trade” policies, which have facilitated the movement of production to cheap-labor sites across the globe.

Mexico Seizes Power Utility, Replaces 40,000 Workers

Tue. October 13, 2009
Up to 100,000 workers and supporters are expected at a mass demonstration this week in Mexico City to protest a decision by Mexican President Felipe Calderón to seize control of Luz Y Fuerza, the publicly-owned electric utility. Calderón also ordered the firing of all employees, dissolved their union and replaced them with workers brought in from another utility.