A Brief Note On The North American Free Trade Agreement Essay

741 Words Sep 14th, 2015 3 Pages
Job/Economy When George H.W Bush was president of the United States, he was one of the presidents who agree to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). President Bush prior to the end of his term pass the law to the next president Bill Clinton, who signed into law in 1993 the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) bill. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has resulted in a lot of families in terms of millions of lost jobs in the United States. Baldwin Brass has been around since 1956, it had a great hourly pay, paid vacation, personal days, health insurance and bonuses. When NAFTA took effect in 1993 Baldwin Brass was one of the company that closed down and moved overseas. In the year 1980 there were many jobs that people could apply for without worrying about getting laid off or not finding another job. Manufactory jobs had excellent pay and benefits, working in manufactory jobs people plan on retiring and living a good life after working so many years in one place. People who had work many years in this company said that they had lost their homes, health insurance and were backed up on their bills. It was a struggle for family’s to find a job that could compare to the company they had been working for so many years and plan on retiring. Some family’s had to work two jobs in order to make close to the same pay rate they were making at Baldwin Brass. When a company go overseas, it only benefit the owner of the company because in…

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