Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

Richard Trumka, talked about immigration issues and the effect of low-and high-income workers from other countries on American… read more

Richard Trumka, talked about immigration issues and the effect of low-and high-income workers from other countries on American workers. He said the AFL-CIO was concerned that these workers might be paid a new lower wage that could in turn lower the wages of American workers. He also reacted to President Obama’s suggestion to raise the minimum wage to $9 an hour, which the AFL-CIO believes is still too low. He commented on President Obama’s nomination of Thomas Perez for labor secretary. close

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Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

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Category:
Interview
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Roundtable
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 1, 2013

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  • Mar 31, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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