Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining

Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that… read more

Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Michael Weiner Executive Director and General Counsel Major League Baseball Players Association
  • Theresa Werner President National Press Club

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Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining

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Program ID:
305388-1
Category:
National Press Club
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National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2012

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  • Apr 11, 2012 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2012 | 7:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2012 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 4:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2012 | 7:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2012 | 8:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2012 | 6:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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