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    Policy Proposals for Working Women

    Sabrina Schaeffer talked about the Independent Women’s Forum’s policy proposals in their recent report, Working for Women: A Modern Agenda for Improving Women’s Lives,…

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    Senator Heitkamp on Equal Pay

    Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) spoke about pay equity, as well as paid leave, medical leave, and other family issues.

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    Senator Ayotte on Equal Pay

    Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) spoke about pay equity, calling on the Senate to pass her equal pay bill based on a New Hampshire law.

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    Senator Fischer on Equal Pay

    Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) spoke about pay equity, saying Democrats were politicizing the issue. She said Democrats say Republicans do not care about equal pay, a notion she called…

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    Democratic Senators on Equal Pay

    A group of Democratic senators spoke on the floor about the Paycheck Fairness Act. It would create penalties for employers who retaliate against employees who share wage information,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How do you feel about government-paid family leave?” Clare O’Connor was interviewed by phone about her Forbes…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about actions his administration had taken that week to ensure more fairness. The Department of Labor finalized a rule to…

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    Retirement Security

    Christian Weller talked by video from Boston about new Department of Labor rules on investment advice standards for retirement accounts, as well as whether Americans are saving enough for…

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    Minimum Wage Increases and the Economy

    David Cooper and James Sherk talked about how increases in the minimum wage at state and local levels would affect local economies and businesses and the effect on workers' standards of…

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    Technology and the Workforce

    Panelists, including Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, talked about ways in which the labor market has changed due to the digital economy.

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    March Jobs Report

    Kate Davidson talked about the Bureau of Labor Statistics' March 2016 jobs report, which showed unemployment unchanged at 5 percent with employers adding 215,000 jobs.

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Lochner v. New York

    Randy Barnett and Paul Kens talked about the 1905 U.S. Supreme Court case Lochner v. New York in which the court voted 5-4 to strike down a state law restricting the number of hours that a…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour?”

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour?”

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    Book Discussion on Playing Against the House

    James Walsh talked about his book Playing Against the House: The Dramatic World of an Undercover Union Organizer. Mr. Walsh worked undercover as a “salt” at a Florida…

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    February 2016 Jobs Report

    Shobhana Chandra talked about the February 2016 jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics the previous day, as well as the overall health of the U.S. economy.

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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton in Detroit, Michigan

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, talked about some of her proposals to create more jobs and grow the economy at…

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    President Obama Statement on February Jobs Report

    President Obama spoke to reporters after a meeting with his economic advisers. He talked about the February 2016 jobs report released that day by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    Before the daily White House briefing, President Obama talked about the economy following the release of the January 2016 jobs report, report, which showed the unemployment rate below five…

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    Book Discussion on Shadow Work

    Craig Lambert talked about his book, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day, about the work the public does for free that was once done by paid, entry-level workers,…

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