Jackson County Peoples' Assembly on the TPP
SUN APRIL 28TH 4:30PM
At the Grass Shack Cafe
205 Fern Valley Rd.
Phoenix, OR (Ext 24 off I-5)
Eugene/Springfields Peoples' Assembly on the TPP
MON APRIL 29TH 6:00PM
688 Charnelton St.
Marion County Mtg
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PDX Trade Mtg
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Faces of Free Trade and Job Loss
Larry was a 22-year veteran of Roseburg Forest Products, who lost his job due to increased foreign imports.
"There are lots of jobs out here at minimum wage. Most people can't afford those jobs. They'll lose everything. You just drive through the area and look at the 'FOR SALE' signs. It's terrible... You're just working from day to day and existing. And hoping that something awful doesn't happen."
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