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Despite opposition from the entire labor community and nearly all progres-sive groups, the Senate recently approved “Fast Track” legislation and now there is a push to muster the votes necessary to pass “Fast Track” in
the House. "Fast Track" provides that there will be no amendments and limited debate on trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”). TPP is the latest so-called “free trade” deal. TPP is a proposed agreement with eleven coun-tries, many of which are located within the Pacific Rim: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, that would amount to the biggest trade deal ever. Like NAFTA before it, this supposed “free trade deal” will result in lost jobs and lower wages for GMP membership and working families in the U.S. and Canada. These types of trade deals have not in the past provided more jobs and better wages in the U.S. or Canada. There is no reason to believe that this latest “free trade” deal will do anything but hurt our members with little if any benefit for American or Canadian jobs or businesses...
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