A strong manufacturing sector is essential to our nation’s economic success and to our ability to raise wages and provide family-supporting jobs. But decades of devastating trade policy and attacks on unions have taken their toll. The loss of factories doesn’t only devastate local communities, but drains the engineering and research jobs that power innovation. The United States must invest in critical manufacturing sectors and technologies and invest in people to meet the needs of the economy.
We will continue to fight for a revitalized manufacturing sector through polices that are good for working people, our communities and our economy.
The U.S. risks losing its global manufacturing leadership and millions more factory jobs because of these lopsided trade imbalances.” —Scott Paul