Statements about Jobs
"Every year since Gov. Walker and the Republicans have been in control of the Legislature we’ve created fewer jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics."
Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."
Women "make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."
"Last month, more Americans stopped looking for a job than found one."
During the past four years, "average wages have barely budged."
"We’ve had the private sector more than double the investment that was made by the public sector" at Quonset Business Park.
"(M)ore Georgians have jobs than at any other time since October 2008."
"Today, our unemployment rate is 7.8 percent. That is the lowest in five years."
Scott Walker's income "tax plan is a tax hike. It increases taxes for nearly 80% of the people in the state."
"The median male worker in this country has not seen a raise, inflation adjusted, for 30 years, basically."
"Sens. Isakson’s, Chambliss’ Votes Against Unemployment Insurance Were Votes to Kill Nearly 6,000 Georgia Jobs."
"Jobs that involve the minimum wage are overwhelmingly jobs for young people starting out in the workforce."
"Our economy still has three people looking for every job (opening)."
Says New Jersey has "the highest unemployment rate in the region" and "stagnant job growth."
"A quarter of our workers make $18,000 per year."
"60 percent of the jobs lost in the 2008 recession were living-wage jobs. Of the jobs we’ve gotten back, only 40 percent are living-wage."
Studies suggest the 2017 College Football Playoff Championship game will bring about 1,700 to 1,800 full-time jobs.
The economic impact of new Atlanta Braves stadium includes 9,241 new jobs and $295 million in wages.
"Florida has experienced positive job growth for 39 consecutive months."
Goodwill Industries International pays workers with disabilities wages as low as pennies per hour.
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