Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.
New Hampshire is the site of the first presidential primary next year, and the TPP has already become an issue on the campaign trail.
Union leaders gave the 12-nation treaty an initial thumbs down as being too pro-corporate and not guaranteeing workers' rights.
"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."
For decades Coca Cola has abused and even killed workers who want better lives.
Media unions condemned the murder of Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa Becerril, after Mexico City's mayor vowed there would be no impunity for his killers.
Union leaders hailed the Senate vote, which forces senators to postpone the debate on fast-track until after the Memorial Day recess.
"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."
In Panama they call longshore pay "hunger wages." Workers' families live below the government's own poverty line, and some families literally go hungry.
As a result of Canadian laws and attitudes, union density there is at least double that in the U.S.