Loss of Manufacturing Jobs
Leaders of labor groups talked about whether the U.S. is exporting jobs to other countries. What policies could be developed to slow… read more
Leaders of labor groups talked about whether the U.S. is exporting jobs to other countries. What policies could be developed to slow this trend and to begin creating jobs in U.S. manufacturing. Honduran workers described the substandard conditions and low pay of the factories where they work to illustrate that NAFTA has not helped them better themselves. The other speakers also described the loss of jobs because of NAFTA agreements.
Mr. MacArthur is the author of The Selling of Free Trade.
Translation into English was by translator. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Lydda Eli Gonzalez Worker Honduras
- Charles Kernaghan Executive Director National Labor Committee
- Thea M. Lee Chief Economist AFL-CIO
- John "Rick" R. MacArthur Publisher and President Harper's Magazine
- Charles McMillion President MBG Information Systems
- Martin Regalia Vice President U.S. Chamber of Commerce->Economic Policy
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