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No New NAFTA 2.0 Till It’s Fixed!

On Thursday, August 1st, Vice President Mike Pence visited Pennsylvania to promote the USMCA trade proposal, i.e. NAFTA 2.), at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and The Manitowoc Company.  The USMCA is no better than NAFTA and has many of the very same flaws.  This trade deal DOES NOT protect workers, in the US, Canada or Mexico.  In May, Pennsylvania’s State Legislature voted on a House Resolution 248, calling on Congress to ratify the USMCA.  Read More

House Passes the Butch-Lewis Act to Protect Pensions, Now It’s Up to the Senate

Take Action: Call the Congressional switchboard, (202) 224-3121,  to speak to  U.S. Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey and tell them to VOTE YES on the Butch-Lewis Act H.R. 397, protecting workers’ pensions. Then, while you have them on the phone, tell them to support Senate Bill 27, the American Miners’ Pension Act. Read More