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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He spoke about the state of the U.S. economy, potential executive action on…

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    Black Lung Medical Claims

    From former West Virginia coal miner Robert Bailey was among the witnesses at a hearing on the health and financial challenges faced by coal miners affected with black lung disease.

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    Machine Age

    Andrew McAfee, author of, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, was interviewed by David Brooks. Topics included employees being…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He talked about more than 40 jobs bills passed by the House…

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    Representative Scalise on the State of Congress

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) delivered keynote remarks to the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce. He criticized President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate…

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    Representative Becerra Town Hall Meeting

    Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) held a town hall with constituents. He spoke about topics such as the economy, unaccompanied immigrant children, and U.S. foreign policy. The…

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    Labor Union Membership

    Panelists talked about labor union membership and why members choose to leave their unions. Panelist included teachers, former union members, and right-to-work activists, who discussed…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about improvement in the employment statistics and his priority to press Congress to improve the situation of the middle class.

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    Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order Signing

    President Obama said that federal contractors that violate labor laws should not get a competitive advantage over companies that play by the rules as he signed the Fair Pay and Safe…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama talked about jobs and the U.S. economy, criticizing Congress for blocking legislation that would have provided tax incentives for businesses to bring offshore jobs back to…

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    Workforce Training Law

    Anthony Carnevale talked about the federal workforce training programs and signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. He also discussed Vice President’s six month…

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    Executive Order on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity Discrimination

    President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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    Panel Discussion on Minimum Wage

    Mary Ruwart, author of Short Answers to the Tough Questions, and Jeff Waddoups, professor of economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, talked about the minimum wage law. The…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), the incoming majority whip, delivered the weekly Republican address from the Old House Chamber. He talked about jobs and the economy and energy…

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    Book Discussion on Boosting Paychecks

    Daniel Gitterman talked about his book, Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, in which he discusses the value of federal tax and minimum wage policies…

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    Governors on Education and Job Training

    National Governors Association Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) gave her final report on her year-long initiative, “America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The…

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    Workforce Training Bill Signing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of Congress as he signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to…

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    June, 2014 Jobs Numbers

    Nicholas Johnston talked about the Labor Department’s jobs report for June, 2014. Topics included the report’s impact on the stock market, the sustainability of recent gains,…

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    Labor Unions

    Amanda Becker talked about the Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn that in certain cases public service unions could not collect fees from those who do not want to pay them. She…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama visited 1776, a tech start-up hub in Washington, D.C., to talk about his “Starting America” initiative and the June jobs report released that day. Unemployment…

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