What We’re Doing
U.S. Labor Movement Supports Mexico's Working People
At a meeting held in Chicago Saturday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) assured Mexican-American political, labor, community and religious leaders that the U.S. labor movement will work to ensure that any new trade agreement raises the standards of living for all working people across North America.
Letter Urging Representatives to Oppose Efforts to Advance a Flawed New NAFTA
Letter to representatives stating the AFL-CIO and its affiliates will oppose any effort to advance a new NAFTA trade deal until the text of the agreement is improved for working families and Mexico has implemented real labor law reform.
U.S. Unions Bring Solidarity to Striking Mexican Workers
A delegation of union leaders from the national AFL-CIO, Texas AFL-CIO, United Auto Workers and United Steelworkers traveled to Matamoros, Mexico, last week to support tens of thousands of factory workers who have launched a wave of strikes to demand wage increases and democratic control of their unions.