Labor union officials said Tuesday that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), does not go far enough to protect workers.

Officials stressed to lawmakers during a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing Tuesday that USMCA doesn't do enough to assure that wages and working conditions will improve, according to Reuters.

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“All the NAFTA renegotiation efforts in the world will not create U.S. jobs, raise U.S. wages or reduce the U.S. trade deficit if the new rules do not include clear, strong and effective labor rules that require Mexico to abandon its low wage policy,” said Celeste Drake of the AFL-CIO, according to Reuters.

Additionally, Josh Nassar, legislative director of the United Auto Workers union, said Tuesday that USMCA “takes some positive steps but doesn’t measure up to being able to make more good-paying jobs now and going forward."

President TrumpDonald TrumpMyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections Simone Biles, Vince Lombardi and the courage to walk away MORE and leaders from Canada and Mexico last year signed USMCA, the North American trade agreement that is meant to replace NAFTA, which Trump long railed against.

Trump still needs congressional support for the agreement, and Democrats have yet to commit to working to pass the pact.

“This agreement is a continuation of the assault on the American middle class,” Rep. Brian HigginsBrian HigginsBiden's keeping the Canada-US border closed makes no sense Biden administration stokes frustration over Canada Canadian ambassador calls for close coordination in handling of US border MORE (D-N.Y.) said at Tuesday's hearing, according to Reuters.