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    Men Without Work

    Nicholas Eberstadt talked about his book Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis, in which he argues that the collapse of work among American men constitutes an invisible crisis. He…

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    President-Elect Trump's Jobs Promise

    Scott Paul talked about President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States, including the recent deal with Carrier to keep 1,100 jobs in Indiana from moving to…

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    Pension Benefits and Retirement Income

    Thomas Reeder, the director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the federal agency that insures pensions of workers and retirees in private sector defined benefit plans, outlined the…

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    State and Local Pensions

    Policy analysts talked about what state and local governments were doing to address the rise in unfunded pension liabilities. A new report from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) shows…

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    American Employment

    Professor Edward Glaeser talked about employment in the U.S. He argued that employment numbers were declining due to a combination of labor market trends and what he called “poisonous” government policies.…

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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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    September Jobs Report

    The telephone lines, divided among those employed, unemployed, and others, were open for viewer comments on: “Unemployment Rate Rises to 5 percent, 156,000 Jobs Added” from the September 2016 jobs…

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    Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), talked about the 2016 election campaigns and how the union got organized and into states far earlier to support…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed the importance of ensuring that American families had access to paid sick leave.

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    Union Representation and Election Rules

    A long-time Ford employee and union member, and a former National Labor Relations Board member took part in a forum on the selection process of union representation. Heritage Foundation…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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