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    President Obama Labor Day Remarks

    President Obama delivered remarks on jobs, the economy, and workers' rights during a visit to the Laborfest 2014 Labor Day celebration at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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    Right-to-Work Laws

    Mark Mix talked about “right-to-work” laws in 20 states that prohibit unions from requiring employee membership, payment of dues, or fees as a condition of employment. He…

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    State of Labor Unions in the U.S.

    David Madland talked about the state of unions in the United States and their impact on wages and jobs. He described their state as “not very good,” and representing…

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    State of the Labor Market

    Victoria Stilwell talked about some of the “mixed signals” of the U.S. economy Positives included the current unemployment rate and the increase in the number of job openings,…

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    State of the U.S. Job Market

    Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone, assessed the state of the U.S. job market. He discussed the unemployment rate, job creation, and hourly wages.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What is your view of the current job market?” Associated Press reporter Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone,…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He gave a Labor Day tribute to America’s workers and talked about Republican efforts to address the…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He wished all Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend and reaffirmed his commitment to ensure that a growing economy fuels a strong middle…

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    Labor Trends, Productivity, and Jobs

    Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel talked about the state of the America worker and examined national trends in wages and productivity as well as the overall strength of the job market.

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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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