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June 26, 2017

On This Day in 1959

The 189-mile-long St. Lawrence Seaway opens, making the Great Lakes accessible to Atlantic shipping. Thousands of laborers toiled for decades to make it happen; indirectly and directly, the Seaway today supports 75,000 jobs in Canada and 150,000 in the U.S.

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Another Sad Day for American Labor
Updated On: Oct 14, 2011

Oct. 14, 2011 | In the streets there are millions of voices demanding an economy for U.S. workers and what does Congress do? It votes against The American Jobs Act. Why pass more glorified offshore outsourcing and corporate tax haven deals under the guise of NAFTA-like trade agreements? As predicted, already the South Korean press is saying this bad trade deal will allow them to flood the U.S. market with cheap autos and parts. Read more at EconomicPopulist.org   Related: "It is a shameful day when the U.S. Congress votes against its own people." General President Hoffa's official statement on the free trade agreements.



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