Oregon lost jobs to trade pacts

Oregon lost jobs to trade pacts

Oregon lost 1,911 jobs in 2012 due to international trade pacts, according to U.S. Labor Department data.

The jobs were lost due to offshoring by Oregon employers or displacement of imports.

As a share of the population, Oregon had the fourth-highest job losses due to trade among the states last year, the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign reported.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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