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    Unemployment and Job Creation

    Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell talked about unemployment in the U.S. and how to create private and public sector jobs. Topics included job training programs, Democratic and…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the steps his administration had taken to help ensure that equal pay was received for equal work to expand opportunity and…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the weekly Republican address. Representative McMorris-Rodgers talked about how the Republicans' long-term…

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    Economics of Pay Equality

    Ariane Hegewisch and Peter Morici talked about the economic arguments both for and against pay equailty.

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    Gender Pay Gap

    Jocelyn Frye talked about the Obama administration’s efforts to narrow the gender pay gap. She also spoke about the debate over the size of the gap, and its potential…

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    Department of Labor Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his department’s fiscal year 2015 $11.8 billion budget proposal. The proposal includes…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on extending long-term unemployment benefits. The previous day the Senate passed a five-month extension retroactive to January 1, 2014.…

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    Republican Senators on Compensatory Time

    Republicans Senators called on the Senate to take up an amendment allowing non-exempt workers to take compensatory time instead of overtime pay for working overtime. They argued this…

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    Fair Equity Order-Signing Ceremony

    President Obama marked Equal Pay Day at the White House by signing an executive order seeking to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women. Before signing, he told the…

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    Democratic Women Senators on Pay Equity

    Senate Democrats, mainly women, spoke on the Senate floor about the pay equity bill.

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    Senator Carl Levin on Unemployment Benefits

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and called for Speaker Boehner to schedule a vote on the bill.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a report saying women at the White House get paid less than their male counterparts, stating…

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    Senator Dan Coats on Unemployment Benefits

    Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said extending long-term unemployment benefits is a “legitimate issue” for people without…

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    Pay Discrimination Against Women

    Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s scheduled vote the next day on a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that would help the unemployed…

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    Unemployment and March 2014 Job Numbers

    Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers for March 2014 which were released the previous day. According to the Bureau of Labor…

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    March 2014 Unemployment Numbers

    Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen testified before the Joint Economic Committee on the March 2014 employment report released that day. The report revealed the…

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    Arthur Delaney on Unemployment Benefits

    Arthur Delaney was interviewed by phone about the Senate vote by a 61-35 margin to invoke cloture on H.R. 3979, a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits.

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    House Debate on Full-Time Worker Hours in the Affordable Care Act

    The House debated H.R. 2575, a bill that would change a provision in the health care law defining a full-time employee from one who averages 30 hours per week to one who averages 40 hours.

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