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U.S., Canadian autoworker unions issue joint NAFTA priorities

July 11, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Unifor and United Autoworkers, representing Canadian and U.S. autoworkers, have laid out four priorities the unions say must be addressed in the renegotiation of NAFTA: strengthening labor standards and boosting wages; balanced trade; “real ‘made in North America’ rules”; and benefits for workers being fairly shared in all three NAFTA countries. The unions also list a slew of other concerns, including the need to eliminate investor-state dispute settlement, stronger environmental standards, rules to address currency manipulation, “better procurement policies” and...

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