A number of global trade agreements, which will have serious consequences for workers, are being negotiated in secret. They include:
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and the European Union;
The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) being negotiated by 23 countries;
and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) being negotiated between the European Union and Canada.
Corporations will be the big winners, workers the big losers.
The report features interviews with:
The report is available on the RadioLabour website at: http://www.radiolabour.net/trade-040914.htm
Public Services International (PSI), affiliate leaders and partners will convene in Washington, D.C., 15-17 September 2014 to discuss the new threats posed to workers, public services, democracy and our communities by trade and investment agreements.
More information on PSI's Global Trade Summit at: http://www.world-psi.org/en/psi-global-trade-summit