The CDC estimates that 325,000 Americans are hospitalized every year from food poisoning, with 5,000 resultant deaths. Clearly, food safety is an important issue in this nation. Over 60 percent of imported food comes from developing nations, such as Mexico and China.
“If you can pay workers $2 an hour, it’s a really easy way to achieve cost savings at the expense of American jobs,” said Dan Mauer. Read More
The report also estimates that TPP will cause labor's share of income to decline by 1.3 percent, increasing inequality in the United States. Read More
One of the billionaires crusading to cut working people’s Social Security now has his sights set on making the Trans-Pacific Partnership look like a sweet deal. Hint: It’s not. Read More