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    The Fight for Fifteen

    David Rolf talked about his book The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, in which he looks at the movement to increase wages for workers. Mr. Wolf talked about the…

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    Jobs and the Labor Movement

    Panelists talked about the American labor movement and the future of jobs. This event was part of the Clinton Global Initiative event on pressing global challenges and public policy issues.…

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    Automation in the Workplace

    Andrew Stuttaford talked about his National Review story, “Robot Envy,"on the impact of automation on both "blue” and “white collar” employees. In the piece he explains his belief that automation’s increasing…

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    Fair Labor Lawyer

    Marlene Trestman talked about her book Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin, in which she recalls the impact attorney…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How is your job search going?” The lines were divided between those underemployed, unemployed and looking, and those who had stopped…

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    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Press Briefing

    Two U.S. Chamber of Commerce economic experts spoke at the business federation’s annual Labor Day briefing on economic and workplace issues. Randel Johnson said the chamber would likely challenge…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address for the Labor Day weekend. He talked about the economic progress the country had made during his administration and reminded people to exercise…

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    Immigration and Labor

    Economists talked about the impact of immigration on wages in the U.S., focusing on the pay of low-skilled workers. The researchers presented data showing that contrary to some political rhetoric, immigration to…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka spoke to reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on the labor movement agenda in the 2016 election. He harshly criticized Donald Trump, calling him a fraud and saying he…

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    Vice President Biden Campaign Appearance in Warren, Ohio

    Vice President Joe Biden campaigned for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at an event in Warren, Ohio, at the Local 1714 United Auto Workers Union Hall. He warned the audience of auto union…

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    Teamsters Debate

    Fred Zuckerman and Ken Hall, candidates for top offices in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, participated in a debate. Fred Zuckerman was challenging incumbent president James…

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    After Words with Don Watkins

    Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, in which he discusses income inequality and argues that a minimum wage is harmful to the…

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    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case that could end the practice of nonunion public employees paying fees to unions. A group of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from veterans and military families on their experiences with employment opportunities. The question was drawn from the Bureau of Labor Statistics July 2016…

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    Raising the Minimum Wage

    The “Fight for $15” movement holds its first ever nationwide convention in Richmond, Virginia where workers from various industries call for the raising of the minimum wage to $15 an hour…

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    July Jobs Numbers

    Josh Boak talked about the Labor Department’s July jobs report, which showed a strong hiring rate for two consecutive months.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, "Should the federal minimum wage be raised?" The Wall Street Journal's Melanie Trottman spoke by phone about Republican…

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    Cybersecurity Workforce

    Panelists talked about federal efforts to recruit and train workers in highly technical field.

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    Trade, Labor, and Union Issues in the Democratic Party

    Martha Kuhl and Ryan Boyer, both Democratic National Convention delegates, talked about the records of the party’s 2016 presidential candidates, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Secretary of…

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    Unemployment Benefits

    The Center for American Progress, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the National Employment Law Project hosted a forum on unemployment insurance and its impact on the…

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