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USW executive slams right-to-work laws, commends Canadian NAFTA proposal

September 18, 2017 at 2:40 PM
United Steelworkers International Vice President for Human Affairs Fred Redmond last week commended Canada's push for a new NAFTA provision aimed at striking right-to-work laws in the U.S., arguing that they hurt workers and weakens labor unions' abilities to collectively bargain. In a Sept. 15 interview on the Leslie Marshall Show, Redmond lauded Canada's approach to an improved labor chapter in an updated NAFTA, one that includes a provision prohibiting right-to-work laws. “The U.S. felt as though them along with...

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