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GM Decisions Impacts Entire Manufacturing Industry

This week, GM announced a major decision to shutter plants in Ohio and Michigan, a decision that not only affects our brothers and sisters of the UAW, but also every manufacturing industry in the United States.  Pennsylvania’s union movement stands in solidarity with our UAW brothers and sisters in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland in spite of GM’s decision to shut down plants, destroy thousands of jobs all in the name of corporate profit.  Read More
MEXICO-JOBS NAFTA

Update on NAFTA Negotiations

This week marked the fourth round of negotiations in the revision of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Even though worker productivity and corporate profits have increased, wages for working people have remained stagnant. Pennsylvania alone has lost 330,000 manufacturing jobs since NAFTA went into effect in 1994.  Read More