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North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Social media sharables on Unifor’s key NAFTA priorities:

Download the ‘No #NAFTA’ sharables here.

Rebalanced auto trade

End attack on softwood and paper

Protection of supply management

Enforceable environmental standards

Protection against corporate rules

New auto provisions

Elimination of poverty wages

Protection from investor-state dispute

Respect for Indigenous rights

Higher wages for Mexican workers

NAFTA videos:

A better NAFTA for all workers: Mexican workers lobby on Parliament Hill

Unifor rally for a better NAFTA – Montreal

Unifor NAFTA rally – Ottawa

To better understand the impact of NAFTA on the Canadian economy, Unifor has examined several sectors click here

Documents:

Read Unifor’s submission to the federal government on proposed countermeasures on steel and aluminum tariffs here

To better understand the impact of NAFTA on the Canadian economy, Unifor has examined several key sectors click here

July, 2017 Unifor comprehensive positioning statement on NAFTA submitted to Global Affairs Canada as it prepared to begin NAFTA renegotiation talks, including an executive summary

July, 2017 Unifor joint statement with the United Auto Workers on NAFTA and the auto industry in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico

September, 2017 open letter to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stressing the need for enforcable labour standards

December, 2017 letter to Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding proposed amendments to Mexican Labour law.