Donald Trump will be in Indianapolis on Thursday to tout a deal struck with Carrier. The appliance manufacturer has agreed to keep some 1,000 jobs in the U.S. after discussions with Trump’s team. The president-elect had skewered Carrier on the campaign trail for its plans to move 2,000 jobs to Mexico. But, the details of the deal are still unclear, and union leaders are unsure what the terms will be, including which jobs will stay and which will go away. We talked to two experts who said that, while keeping jobs is a net positive, the deal “is not policy” and raises questions about how companies might negotiate with the administration in the future.
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