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. Pittsburgh, PA 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: http://www.americanmanufacturing.org.
SOURCE Alliance for American Manufacturing