Senate Budget Hearing on Income Inequality and the Right to Unionize

The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on income inequality and the decline of union influence. Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about the… read more

The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on income inequality and the decline of union influence. Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about the growing wage gap between the nation’s wealthiest and the poor and middle class. He also announced new legislation to tax CEO compensation. Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich and other economic policy experts testified about addressing income inequality. Also testifying was an Amazon employee from Bessemer, Alabama, who was part of an effort to unionize workers at a fulfillment center there. close

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  • Sarah Anderson Director Institute for Policy Studies->Global Economy Program
  • Jennifer Bates Employee Amazon.com->Bessemer, Alabama Fulfillment Center
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Senate Budget Hearing on Income Inequality and the Right to Unionize

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Program ID:
509934-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2021 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2021 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 17, 2021 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2021 | 5:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2021 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 2021 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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