Groups that Oppose H.R. 1314

A diverse set of groups with different constituencies across the country have expressed their opposition to the (Trade Act of 2015, H.R. 1314), which would not only "Fast Track" bad trade deals, but cut Medicare by $700 million to pay for Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Senior Groups

Alliance for Retired Americans

Medicare Rights Center

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Social Security Works

Strengthen Social Security Coalition

Labor Unions


Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)


American Federation of Teachers

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.

Communications Workers of America (CWA)

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)

National Association of Letter Carriers

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

United Brotherhood of Carpenters

United Steelworkers (USW)

Grassroots Organizations

Democracy for America (DFA) 

Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) 

Faith Based Organizations

Church of the Brethren, Office of Public Witness 

Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach 

Franciscan Action Network 

Friends Committee on National Legislation 

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby 

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Washington Office 

Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns 

Medical Mission 

Sisters Alliance for Justice 

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas- Institute Justice Team 

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Justice and Peace Office 

United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries