For too long, so-called free trade has exacted a heavy price on workers in the United States and Canada through sweetheart trade deals and policies that promote the outsourcing of jobs.
This tilted playing field led to the exodus of manufacturing capacity and eroded the ability of North American workers to support their families.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and its members believe in creating a system of fair trade that protects workers and the environment. We actively support political candidates who are willing to fight with us against unfair trade practices that weaken the middle class.
Watch this video to see how globalization and unfair trade practices harm North American workers.