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for Independent Weekly Vol. 12 Issue 3, January 1994
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The effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement are discussed in detail. A focus of the article are the relocations of American manufacturing companies to Mexico. Schalge Lock Co. shut down its Rocky Mount, NC plant to move to Mexico and the companies workers are at a high risk for injury or illness associated with the company according to Joan Sharpe. Sharpe is a former Schlage worker and organizer with Black Workers for Justice.