Statements about Workers
"What president has the worst record on female labor force participation? Barack Obama."
Says Wisconsin women facing pay discrimination can't "do something about it" under bill passed by Republicans.
Says Obama health reform law denies millions "access to affordable insurance."
"Up to 80 percent of small businesses will be forced to give up their current plans due to new Obamacare regulations."
"Every poll you see, the overwhelming majority of people want [E-Verify]."
According to the Congressional Budget Office, "as many as 20 million Americans could lose their employer-based insurance thanks to Obamacare."
Says Wisconsin Assembly Republicans voted to repeal a law that ensures "that women cannot get paid less than a man for doing the same job."
"If we keep the minimum wage at the current level, then single-parent families earning the minimum wage at a full-time job will live in poverty in New Jersey."
"Today, you can't rely on (the retirement fund for public employees), it's not funded."
"When my grandfather came to this country back in 1925, there were no government benefits."
Says Rick Santorum "opposes right-to-work"
"If you look at states that are right to work, they constantly do not have budget deficits and they have very good business climates."
"You can hire lots of bureaucrats. That’s what the president’s done. He’s added 135,000 people to the government workforce."
"Oregon’s per capita income is 9 percent below the national average and getting worse. This is a state that’s actually getting poorer."
"The only reason the unemployment rate is going down is because … twice as many people dropped out of the employment pool as the number of jobs were created."
President Barack Obama "has now spent three years proving that he kills jobs in energy, he kills jobs in manufacturing."
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "slashed" pensions and benefits for public employees.
"If they made no changes whatsoever, the [state employees pension] plan still had enough money to go forward for approximately the next 16 years."
"The job [of correctional officer] lowers your life expectancy . . . Metropolitan did a study in, I believe it was 1998, and the life expectancy was 58."
"Sixty-percent of the state retirees...don’t get Social Security.’’
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