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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

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Mar. 15, 2019

AAFA Announces Board of Directors Leadership and Election Results for 2019-2020

The American Apparel & Footwear Association announced the transition of its Board of Directors leadership, and the addition of 16 new and re-elected Board members.

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Mar. 15, 2019

AAFA Announces Board of Directors Leadership and Election Results for 2019-2020

The American Apparel & Footwear Association announced the transition of its Board of Directors leadership, and the addition of 16 new and re-elected Board members.

TOPICS: AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 14, 2019

AAFA Submits Testimony to Connecticut House Committee on Flame Retardants

AAFA submitted comments to the Connecticut Public Health Committee expressing concerns over a pending flame retardant bill.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 11, 2019

AAFA Joins Coalition Letter on Business Interest Deduction Regulations

AAFA joined dozens of other trade associations in urging the Trump Administration to modify proposed regulations on business interest deductions.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 11, 2019

AAFA Submits Comments to Congress on U.S. China Trade Policy

AAFA Submits Comments to the House Ways and Means Committee on U.S. China Trade Policy

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 6, 2019

AAFA Signs on to Multi Association Letter Supporting Truck Driver Apprenticeships

AAFA joined a multi association letter supporting new legislation to authorize truck driver apprenticeships.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 4, 2019

Apparel and Footwear Industry Urges Swift Congressional Approval of USMCA

AAFA has long supported the USMCA negotiations, calling for the resulting agreement to be trilateral with Mexico and Canada, to not harm to the industry’s supply chains, and to be seamlessly implemented.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM