NAFTA and Labor

Fact Sheets & Reports
What Are My Rights Under NAFTA? Citizens Trade Campaign
A Raw Deal for Women Workers in the U.S. Citizens Trade Campaign
U.S. Workers’ Jobs, Wages and Economic Security Public Citizen
Deals For Trade Votes Gone Bad Public Citizen, June 2005
NAFTA’a 10 Year Failure to Protect Mexican Workers’ Health and Safety The Maquiladora Health and Safety Support Network, December 2004
Trading Away Rights: The Unfulfilled Promise of NAFTA’s Labor Side Agreement Human Rights Watch, April 2001
NAFTA at Seven: Its Impact on Workers in all Three Nations Economic Policy Institute, April 2001
NAFTA’s Seven Year Itch AFL-CIO
The Impact of Capital Mobility on Workers, Wages and Union Organizing Cornell University, September 6, 2000

Articles & Statement
Autoworkers Protest Free Trade Agreements The Brownsville Herald, October 6, 2009
Mexico Revs up War on Workers; Obama Shrugs Jeff Faux, Huffington Post, October 12, 2009
Democrats’ Third Rail: Free Trade New York Times, August 12, 2007
Immigrant Surge is Tied to the Failure of NAFTA Star Tribune, April 21, 2006
NAFTA Took Jobs, Workers From Mexico My San Antonio, April 13, 2006
Supply-and-Demand Solutions San Francisco Chronical, April 9, 2006
Time for Bold Action on Trade AFL-CIO, February 27, 2006
The Hidden Cost of Free Trade Washington Times, September 18, 2005
Fox’s Labor Reform Proposal Would Deal Serious Blow to Workers’ Rights Human Rights Watch, February 9, 2005 Lee la carta en Español
Will the NAFTA Labour Side Agreement Hold the Mexican Government Accountable? Maquila Solidarity Network 2004

Maytag Moves to Mexico In These Times, December 29, 2004
The Toxic Border Foreign Policy in Focus, December 2004
Two Workers,Worlds Apart, Share Uncertain Future North Jersey Herald, October 23, 2004
Former Oxford Automotive Workers Sue Michigan Company Over NAFTA Associated Press, October 21, 2004
How Free Trade Changed Us Toronto Star, October 1, 2004
NAFTA Ten Years Later: Why the Labour Side Agreement Doesn’t Work for Workers Maquila Solidarity Network, June 2004
En Español
NAFTA Has Cost Ohio 45,734 Jobs Lost Since 1995, Study Says Columbus Dispatch, February 19, 2004
Another multinational company has slammed its doors on American workers United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger, January 20, 2004
Job losses hot topic for anxious Iowa voters Chicago Tribune, January 12, 2004
Workers Pay the Price for ‘Free Trade’ The Progressive Populist, December 2003