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Oct 18, 2017, 14:43 ET USW Affirms Devastating Consequences of Unfair Trade, Urges White House to Fight for American Workers, Communities

The United Steelworkers (USW) today affirmed the disastrous effects that more than two decades of so-called "free" trade have had on American...


Oct 16, 2017, 14:48 ET Teamster Leaders In U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

At the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters dispatched staff from both its U.S. and Canadian trade...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:30 ET Teamsters, Labor Allies Propose A Pro-Worker Path Forward For NAFTA

Top Teamsters leaders joined with members of Congress and their fellow union allies from across North America today in laying out a path forward...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:18 ET Joint Press Statement from USW Regarding NAFTA Renegotiations

The following joint statement was issued today by Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers (USW) International President and Ken Neumann, USW Canadian...


Oct 06, 2017, 14:48 ET USW: NAFTA Renegotiations Must Protect Workers' Rights, Not Just Corporations

The United Steelworkers issued the following statement after the business community criticized the current direction of NAFTA negotiations. Since...


Oct 05, 2017, 12:04 ET Whirlpool Corporation Pleased With Positive U.S. ITC Vote in Washing Machine Case

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously that a surge of large residential washer imports from Samsung and LG have seriously...


Oct 02, 2017, 09:59 ET ITC Makes Preliminary Determination that American Flange Producers May Have Been Materially Injured by Imports from China and India, Reports Wiley Rein

On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) preliminarily determined that there is a reasonable indication that imports of stainless...


Sep 28, 2017, 10:34 ET CHLI 6th Annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will hold its 6th annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium: Exploring New Horizons...


Sep 28, 2017, 08:45 ET Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council Joins ACTION for Trade

Today, the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council joined ACTION for Trade, a coalition that aims to ensure that U.S. trade policy and...


Sep 27, 2017, 15:59 ET Teamsters Urge NAFTA Negotiators To Address Labor, Trucking

The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the...


Sep 26, 2017, 10:04 ET U.S. Producers of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resin File Trade Petitions Against Five Countries

Today, four major U.S. plastics producers – DAK Americas LLC, Indorama Ventures USA, Inc., M&G Polymers USA, LLC, and Nan Ya Plastics...


Sep 26, 2017, 08:58 ET As new global mercury treaty enters into force, worldwide mercury production skyrockets, note Global NGO Coalition on World Health Environment Day

As 156 countries convened for the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention, a new UN report shows mercury mining...


Sep 25, 2017, 15:50 ET Международная выставка Морского Шёлкового пути 21-го столетия-2017 достигла товарооборота на уровне 33 млрд. долл. США

Международная выставка Морского Шёлкового пути 21-го столетия-2017 (Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo 2017) завершилась...


Sep 25, 2017, 15:30 ET North West Ireland delegation are Boston bound to showcase entrepreneurship and innovation

Companies showcasing Ireland North West region's creative, life science, agri/food and advance manufacturing and engineering industries will travel...


Sep 25, 2017, 14:35 ET Unifor se solidariza con los trabajadores mexicanos

En un mitin realizado hoy en la Embajada de México en Ottawa, miembros de Unifor, incluso dos autobuses con trabajadores en huelga de la fábrica de...


Sep 25, 2017, 13:57 ET U.S., Canadian Teamsters Work Together For Working Families In NAFTA Round III

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with members in transport and manufacturing in both the U.S. and Canada, brought leaders to Ottawa over...


Sep 25, 2017, 10:00 ET CED Report Details How U.S. Should Approach Global Trade

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report with recommendations for aiding U.S. workers...


Sep 25, 2017, 08:12 ET Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo 2017 Reaches USD 33bn Turnover

Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo 2017 drew to a close on September 24 with a record of 758 signed deals at the Expo....


Sep 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo 2017 Reaches USD 33bn Turnover

Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo 2017 drew to a close on September 24 with a record of 758 signed deals at the Expo....


Sep 20, 2017, 18:31 ET Blue Diamond Growers Supports the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act in the U.S. Senate

Blue Diamond Growers, the world's largest non-profit almond processing and marketing cooperative representing over half of California's almond...


Sep 19, 2017, 11:18 ET New Coalition Launches to Ensure Trade Deals Advance American Innovation

Today, a diverse group of trade associations, technology companies, and creative organizations united to launch "ACTION for Trade," a coalition...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:45 ET Folium Biosciences Receives Approval from Public Health Inspections Division, Denver Department of Environmental Health, to Manufacture & Sell Hemp CBD Oil in the City of Denver

The new regulations, which recently took effect, require that the Department of Environmental Health inspects and approves all suppliers of hemp...


Sep 18, 2017, 16:14 ET Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute Urges White House to Take Early Action in Section 232 Investigation into Steel

The Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute (CFSBI) has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging early action to impose a remedy under Section 232...


Sep 18, 2017, 11:18 ET USW Calls on Administration to Complete Steel Investigation; Protect National Security

The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued the following release as dozens of steelworkers from around the country come to Washington D.C., to ask...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:00 ET USW: Rules of Origin Provision "Critical" in NAFTA Renegotiations

The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the attached document today identifying its position on rules of origin in the ongoing North American...