Community Town Hall on the Economy

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis spoke to union supporters at a community town hall about economic issues held at the Greater Bethel AME Church… read more

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis spoke to union supporters at a community town hall about economic issues held at the Greater Bethel AME Church in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami. In her first appearance as secretary, she talked about her blue-collar upbringing and promised to step up enforcement of labor laws and increase oversight of pension programs. She criticized the previous administration’s handling of labor issues, saying “there is now a new sheriff in town.” Local union members also talked about their economic problems. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Community Town Hall on the Economy

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Program ID:
284460-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Mar 5, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 2009

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  • Mar 05, 2009 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2009 | 2:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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