Stopping Currency Manipulation Would Create U.S. Jobs

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Stopping Currency Manipulation Would Create U.S. Jobs

AFL-CIO – Leveling the playing field by enforcing our trade laws against currency manipulation is a no-cost action that will create jobs, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said today.

He called on Congress to pass the bipartisan Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act of 2011. Introduced by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) and Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), it is same legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last September by a 348-79 margin.

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