The White House administration is not on track for the new North American trade pact to fully go into effect as planned on June 1, making it likely that automakers will have extra time to prepare to comply with the deal’s new rules, multiple people familiar with the talks told POLITICO.
Reports that the White House administration was considering a June 1 start date have stirred concern among automakers, parts suppliers and trade groups that say the deadline, which they say is premature, could disrupt a smooth transition from NAFTA to the new trade deal, especially as the outbreak worsens.
Automakers and parts suppliers both asked lawmakers for stimulus measures to help U.S. car industry cope with the coronavirus, with [the White House] signaling [it’s] willing to assist the sector.
Trade groups representing automakers and parts manufacturers are “gravely concerned” by reports that the administration is considering an entry-into-force date of June 1 for all sections of the USMCA.
As Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant plans for a surge of SUV assembly this year, production and maintenance workers will see a pay hike and a new bonus system.
The National Association of Manufacturers and The Manufacturing Institute unveiled their “Creators Wanted” campaign, an unprecedented, nationwide effort to reshape America’s perception of manufacturing and confront the industry’s growing skills gap.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a new campaign to close the growing skills gap in the manufacturing industry.