Free trade agreements like NAFTA and the TPP threaten too many manufacturing jobs. Dr. Gill stands against any trade deal that will ship American jobs overseas. Some industries will shed workers due to changes in technology that render old industries obsolete. In those instances, elected officials must ensure that workers who may lose their jobs are not left behind. It is important that elected officials work with unions to craft policy that keeps manufacturing jobs in the United States. It is also vital that the federal government allocates funds to provide training programs for workers who lose their jobs to automation.