[Excerpt] One tactic some Americans are exploring, I tell her, is to demand that access for imports into the rich U.S. market be dependent on respect for basic worker rights abroad. By tying trade rights to worker rights, we hope to put economic pressure on governments and multinational companies.
"Yes," this auto worker's wife says. "This is good. We should be helping each other. Everybody needs a job and a good place to live."
"The Real Trade Wars: Solidarity & Worker Rights,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss13/1