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The new NAFTA is another corporate handout. It won't stem the outsourcing of good jobs or protect the rights of working people. Tell Congress to refuse to vote on the new NAFTA until it is fixed.Sign the Petition
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The Toll of Neglect
The 2018 edition of the Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report shows how too many workers remain at serious risk of workplace injury, illness and death.
The number of workers ages 55 or older killed on the job in 2016, which represents 36% of all worker fatalities.
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April 24, 2019
One of the world's largest "contact center" companies in the world, U.S.-based giant Alorica, has been expanding in the Philippines where over 1.3 million women and men work in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector. These workers and their allies come together through BIEN, the BPO Industry Employees Network, to defend workers interests in this booming sector. Alorica, a global player in this industry, offers "customer experience" services to the U.S. market for clients like Comcast, AT&T, Citibank, Barclays and Caesars.
April 24, 2019
On April 18, the United States International Trade Commission released its analysis of the likely economic impacts of the new NAFTA (also known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement or USMCA). The report supports the AFL-CIO’s position on the new NAFTA: Congress should not vote on it until it is fixed.
April 23, 2019
As the tax deadline looms and millions scurry to get their forms sent on time, Tax Day is a good time to dispel the myth that the U.S. Postal Service is funded by tax dollars.