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Oregon Fair Trade Campaign invites folks in Portland to the Global Justice Committee meeting — a committee of Portland Jobs with Justice. At this meeting, trade-agreement politics will be a focus, so, take up working with us on this plus global solidarity broadly.
Wed., October 23rd, from 8 to 9 pm at 1500 NE Irving Street, 5th floor
NOTE: This is typically a monthly meeting on fourth Wednesdays.
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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
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
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
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
Approximately 74,500 Oregonians have lost jobs under NAFTA-style free trade deals. ORFTC has conducted one-on-one interviews with approximately 150 Oregon residents whose livelihoods have been adversely affected by offshoring, increased imports and/or dumping. Visit our Stories Project page for: The … Continue reading
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
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
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
For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 29, 2010 NEW STUDY: Trade-Related Job Loss a Significant Factor in Oregon’s High Unemployment Rate Labor Department Data Suggests More Than a Quarter of the Past Year’s Job Losses Were Due to Trade Policies OREGON … Continue reading