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 John TrumpDonald Trump and Joe Biden create different narratives for the election The hollowing out of the CDC Poll: Biden widens lead over Trump to 10 points 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 HigginsNY, NJ lawmakers call for more aid to help fight coronavirus On The Money: Deficit spikes 25 percent through January | Mnuchin declines to say why Trump pulled Treasury nominee who oversaw Roger Stone case | Lawmakers trade insults over Trump budget cuts Lawmakers trade insults over Trump budget cuts MORE (D-N.Y.) said at Tuesday's hearing, according to Reuters.