Category Archives: Trade Act

Fair Trade Victory in Salem!

Corporations that benefit from NAFTA-style trade deals have long tried to frame the trade policy debate as one of being “for trade” or “against trade.”  The implication has been that there is no alternative to business-as-usual trade pacts other than … Continue reading

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The TRADE Act Offers a New Model for Trade

Many offshorers, deregulators and other proponents of business-as-usual trade policy claim that those who oppose NAFTA-style trade pacts somehow “oppose trade,” as if there’s only one way of doing things.  This tired old myth is easy to disprove. ORFTC supports … Continue reading

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Displaced Workers Call for Trade and Immigration Reform

For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 6, 2010 Local Labor Leaders and Displaced Workers Call for Trade and Immigration Reform, Quality Job Creation New Study Finds Trade-Related Job Loss on the Rise and a Significant Factor in Oregon’s High Unemployment Rate … Continue reading

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Rep. Wu’s Trade Reform Proposal a Major Step for Human Rights

For Immediate Release June 24, 2009 Rep. David Wu Praised for Leadership on Trade Reform New Human Rights Language in Trade Reform Bill Called “A Milestone” PORTLAND, OR — Comprehensive trade reform legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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New Trade Reform Bill Addresses Public Demands

For Immediate Release June 4, 2008 New Trade Reform Bill Addresses Public Demand for Change Oregon Fair Trade Campaign Praises Rep. DeFazio for Cosponsoring Legislation PORTLAND, OR — Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-4th) was one of over fifty original House … Continue reading

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