Clinton Won Nafta, But He Had Better Listen To Labor

In your commentary "The unions vs. pro-NAFTA Democrats: Get over it" (Top of the News, Dec. 6), I was quoted in support of the position that "union leaders must abandon efforts to stop immutable economic forces." In fact, I do not agree that labor's position against NAFTA was either inappropriate or an attempt to preserve the past. It is the responsibility of unions to do everything within their power to protect the jobs ef members, whether they are threatened by capital flight to Mexico or other economic factors.

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