Three Point Labor Initiatives and Urban Aid
Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin spoke at a breakfast sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures during their meeting of… read more
Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin spoke at a breakfast sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures during their meeting of state and local officials in Washington, DC. Ms. Martin discussed the administration’s initiatives to produce jobs and a workforce to fill the jobs. She also discussed the recent violence in Los Angeles that occurred after the acquittal of four white police officers charged with beating a black suspect. She dismissed the call for blame for the incident, and called for initiatives to encourage public and private investment to create jobs. Following Ms. Martin’s remarks, the new Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs, Bobbie Kilberg, was introduced to the conference and delivered brief remarks. close
People in this video
- Barbara Greene Kilberg Director White House->Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
- James Lack State Representative
- Lynn Martin Secretary Department of Labor
- Mary McClure Assistant to the President White House->Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
The state congressmen talked about their meeting with the president. They had met to discuss issues concerning the…
Jobs and the Economy
Secretary Martin spoke about ways federal and state governments can work together to create jobs in the recession.
U.S. Labor Policy
Secretary Martin discussed U.S. labor policy.
Changing Labor Force
Secretary Martin discussed the need to train and provide access to people with disabilities.