WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media
advisory was issued today by the Alliance for American Manufacturing:
What: Presidential Candidate Forum on Manufacturing, sponsored by the
Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) and its partners. Senators Obama
and Clinton will unveil their proposals to address the challenges facing
America's manufacturers, including China's dumping, subsidies, and currency
manipulation. Sen. John McCain was invited, but is unable to attend.
Who: Senator Barack Obama
Senator Hillary Clinton
When: Monday, April 14, 2008
Doors Open 8:00 a.m.
Event begins 8:45 a.m.
Where: The David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
More: Pennsylvania has lost more than 207,000 manufacturing jobs since
2000, with more than 78,000 jobs moving to China alone since 2001. The
event will focus on strengthening American manufacturing and addressing
China's unfair trade practices.
The forum will be attended by members of the United Steelworkers, SOAR
(Steelworker retirees), and employees and executives of event partners
United States Steel, ArcelorMittal, AK Steel, and Allegheny Technologies.
It is not open to the general public.
The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-partisan, non-profit
labor-management partnership forged to strengthen manufacturing in the U.S.
AAM promotes creative policy solutions on priorities such as international
trade, energy security, health care, retirement security, currency
manipulation, and other issues of mutual concern. For more information:
SOURCE Alliance for American Manufacturing