A renegotiated NAFTA should include protections for U.S. workers who saw a flood of jobs move south of the border in the 25 years since the trade agreement between Mexico, Canada and the U.S. was approved, said U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
“NAFTA has had an impact on the whole (Miami) Valley, primarily that so many middle class Americans, so many working families have not seen a raise in the last decade. To me its all about how do you write a trade agreement and how do you write tax policy that helps to increase wages, not push wages down,” Brown said during an appearance at the United Autoworkers Local 696 headquarters in Dayton on Friday.
Sen. Brown says NAFTA has hurt American workers
Brown held a discussion with a group of 10 that included business executives, UAW and IUE-CWA officials, retirees and a worker who was laid off from Delphi.
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