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Oct. 23, 1989 Explosion and fire at Phillips Petroleum refinery in Pasadena, Texas, kills 23 and injures 314.- Union Communication Services

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Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to End NAFTA
Posted On: Oct 12, 2017
Oct. 12, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Labor unions took to social media and Capitol Hill Wednesday to demand that lawmakers end a free trade agreement which critics claim has hurt domestic workers. Labor unions used the opportunity to demand that the trade deal be replaced with something that helps workers. The AFL-CIO and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) were among the unions that delivered 400,000 petitions to lawmakers. The AFL-CIO suggested earlier in the year that the trade deal be reformed to include new labor and procurement rules, consumer protections, and protection against currency misalignment and tax dodging… insidesources.com Related: The Teamsters have been calling for NAFTA withdrawal or its dramatic renegotiation for more than 20 years…


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