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  • Democratic Press Call on Unemployment Insurance
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    Democratic Press Call on Unemployment Insurance

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    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Sander Levin (D-MI) held a conference call with members of the press to talk about the expiration of the extended unemployment insurance.…

  • Robert Reich Remarks on Job Creation
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    Robert Reich Remarks on Job Creation

    Robert Reich talked about job creation. In his speech he criticized the push to cut the deficit and said unemployment is a bigger crisis and and what lawmakers should be focused on. He also noted…

  • Jobs and the Economy
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    Jobs and the Economy

    Robert Reich talked about his belief that despite the unemployment rate in March remained at 9.7% and the U.S. economy added 162, 000 thousand jobs, the jobs picture actually still looks bleak. In a…

  • US Economy
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    U.S. Economy

    Administration officials talked with reporters about employment and the economy. The latest job figures were released today.

  • Latest Unemployment Figures
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    Latest Unemployment Figures

    Following President Clinton’s news conference on the latest employment report, administration officials reported on the creation of new jobs. Secretary Reich noted that, since August 1993, the economy has created…

  • Minimum Wage and Unemployment
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    Minimum Wage and Unemployment

    Ms. Tyson and Secretary Reich talked about the latest economic figures. The unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent over 5.4 percent from December. She emphasized that this increase was mostly…

  • Federal Job Training Programs
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    Federal Job Training Programs

    The committee heard testimony on the future of federal job training and the need to overhaul existing job training programs.

  • Employment and Economic Issues
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    Employment and Economic Issues

    Administration economic officials talked about the November economic figures. Secretary Reich reported that since January 1993, more than 5 million new jobs have been created, that the unemployment…

  • Third Quarter Employment Figures
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    Third Quarter Employment Figures

    Mr. Rubin commented on the most recent economic figures and the context of other positive economice signs, including a 100 billion dollar overestimation of the 1994 deficti, the growth of the…

  • Unemployment Figures Briefing
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    Unemployment Figures Briefing

    Secretary of Labor Robert Reich reported today that the economy has created over 1 million jobs in the second quarter of this year, nearly all in the private sector. He acknowledged that 8 million…

  • US Reemployment Policy
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    U.S. Re-employment Policy

    Secretary Reich discussed President Clinton’s plan to create government job search centers. These training centers would provide “one-stop shopping” for those seeking employment.

  • National Unemployment Figures
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    National Unemployment Figures

    Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors Laura Tyson today briefed the media and took questions on employment and personal income growth. The March employment increase of 456,000…

  • National Economic Picture
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    National Economic Picture

    Secretary of Labor Bob Reich, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors Laura Tyson, and Director of the National Economic Council Bob Rubin briefed the media and took questions today on…

  • US Economic Policy
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    U.S. Economic Policy

    Secretary Lloyd Bentsen, Secretary Robert Reich, and Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors Laura Tyson briefed the media today on efforts to reduce the deficit and create jobs. Secretary Bentsen stated that the Administration is about $65…

  • ReEmployment Conference
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    Re-Employment Conference

    Secretary Reich addressed business, community and labor leaders at a conference on re-employment. He gave an overview of the day long conference as well as discussed problems facing the…

  • Labor Secretary Address
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    Labor Secretary Address

    Secretary Reich spoke about the slow economic growth and the prospects for this winter and next year. He discussed the North American Free Trade Agreement and the president’s health care…

  • Unemployment Benefits Extension
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    Unemployment Benefits Extension

    Secy. Reich testified before the committee on the extension of unemployment benefits. A partial transcript contains only Secy. Reich’s opening remarks. The panelists presented testimony opposing…