Category Archives: Korea FTA

Oregon Exports Hurting Under Korea Free Trade Agreement

As Oregon’s Congressional delegation considers whether to “fast track” the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement, new government data indicates that President Obama’s largest similar trade pact to date — the Korea Free Trade Agreement — has had a … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Job-Killing Trade Package

Despite overwhelming opposition by a wide range of labor, environmental, family farm, consumer, faith and human rights organizations in the United States and abroad, Congress passed the Korea, Panama and Colombia Free Trade Agreements on October 12 — and the pacts were quietly signed by President Obama … Continue reading

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Over 4,500 Area Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact

For Immediate Release July 18, 2011 BUSINESS & POLITICS: Over 4,500 Area Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact Analysis of Government Data Finds Jobs in Electronics and Manufacturing Are Among the Most Threatened in Oregon’s Fifth Congressional District … Continue reading

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Obama’s Trade Policy Endangers Oregon Tech Jobs

For Immediate Release Friday, February 18, 2011 Obama’s Trade Policy Endangers Oregon Tech Jobs Displaced High-Tech Workers Demonstrate Against Korea Trade Deal During President’s Visit to Intel Hillsboro, Ore. — Displaced high-tech workers and fair trade advocates held a rally … Continue reading

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37,000 Oregon Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact

For Immediate Release January 25, 2011 STATE OF THE UNION RESPONSE: Analysis of Government Data Shows 37,000 Oregon Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact Federal Study Finds that Good-Paying Jobs in Electronics and Manufacturing Sectors Are Among the … Continue reading

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Oregon Legislators Warn of Trade Deal’s Threat to State Sovereignty

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 31, 2010  Bipartisan Group of Legislators Ask Sen. Wyden to Defend Oregon Laws from Attack in International Tribunals The Korea Free Trade Agreement Poses Serious Threat to State Sovereignty Salem, Ore. — A bipartisan group … Continue reading

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Statement on Rep. Schrader’s Support for the Korea Free Trade Agreement

For Immediate Release Thursday, July 8, 2010 BUSINESS & POLITICS: Statement on Congressman Schrader and the Obama Administration’s Support for the Korea Free Trade Agreement by Arthur Stamoulis, Director, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign “The Bush administration negotiated and signed the Korea … Continue reading

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