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Community labor forum is Wednesday

Community labor forum is Wednesday

WORTHINGTON -- The Western Minnesota/Red River Valley Area Labor Council AFL-CIO will be hosting a community forum on the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Worthington from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The event will take place at the Nobles County Integration Collaborative, 117 11th Ave.

Josh Wise, Executive Director of the Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition, will be the keynote speaker.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a massive new international trade pact being pushed by the U.S. government

at the behest of transnational corporations. It would be the largest free trade agreement in U.S. history, covering approximately 40 percent of the global economy.