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Pascrell Remembers USW International President Tom Conway

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today issued the following statement mourning the passing of United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway “I am deeply saddened by the passing of the fearless leader of the United Steelworkers, Tom Conway. Tom was not only a dedicated labor leader but also a tireless advocate for the rights and well-being of steelworkers and…

Pascrell, Van Duyne, DelBene and LaHood Lead Ways and Means Members Blasting “Discriminatory” Canada Trade Policy

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House Ways and Means Committee members led by U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Beth Van Duyne (R-TX-24), Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01), and Darin LaHood (R-IL-16) urged the U.S. Treasury Department, the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development to combat Canada’s unilateral imposition of a digital services tax (DST) that goes against the…

Pascrell Celebrates Historic Teamsters Contract

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), one of Congress’s strongest supporters of organized labor, today praised the UPS Teamsters National Negotiating Committee and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) for tentatively securing a fair new contract. “During the pandemic, America’s Teamsters bravely went to work every day and they kept America running,” said Congressman Pascrell.…

Pascrell and DeLauro Push Urgent Action to Protect American Jobs and Supply Chains

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today urged the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to move swiftly to protect American jobs and supply chains and enact their watershed legislation, the National Critical Capabilities Defense Act (NCCDA), submitting an official joint statement into the record for the committee’s hearing on “Examining…

Pascrell Joins House and Senate Leaders Urging President Biden to Protect American Workers and Supply Chains

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has joined leaders in the House of Representatives and Senate calling on the Biden administration to take aggressive steps to safeguard national security and American supply chains. Specifically, the members urge President Biden to issue an Executive Order to protect American workers and advance U.S. economic security interests.  The letter is…

Pascrell Praises Biden Admin Again Supporting Mexican Labor Rights

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today praised the Biden administration for its latest trade enforcement action, this time against Panasonic for labor violations against workers and its Reynosa Mexican facility. “Our trade relationship with Mexico will never be strong unless and until workers’ rights are respected,” said…

Pascrell Urges New Crackdown on Mexican Labor Corruption

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today commented on the latest United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) rapid response. The move comes in reaction to rampant collusion and corruption by local Mexican authorities and a sham union at Panasonic plants in Reynosa in the state of Tamaulipas. “With egregious labor violations continuing in Mexico, there is an unfortunate need to put…

Pascrell Praises Probe into Chinese Communist Corruption

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this afternoon praised an announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce that it was opening an investigation into evidence of rampant trade violations by Chinese solar energy companies. The announcement follows call by Pascrell to crackdown on trade and energy malfeasance by the Chinese Communist Party and Chinese entities. “Today’s announcement…

Pascrell Hails Severing Trade Contact for Russia’s Warmongering and Belarus’ Complicity

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today offered strong support of the House’s swift action to pass H.R. 7108, a bill to suspend permanent normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus. The bill also requires the U.S. Trade Representative to seek suspension of Russia’s participation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and to halt Belarus’ WTO accession as a member. “Yesterday, the…

Pascrell Celebrates Tridonex Union Vote

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr, (NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today celebrated the successful Tridonex union election held in Mexico over the weekend. “The dominos are falling against the corrupt ways of the past. I congratulate the workers at the Tridonex automotive facility who faced great adversity in advance of this vote and found the…

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