Statements about Workers
"The United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid time off to care for a new child."
"In 1968, a full-time worker earning minimum wage, could actually support a family of three above the poverty line. Today, that same worker would earn less than the poverty line for a family of two."
"There are 4.7 percent of Virginians who are minimum wage earners who are over 25 years of age working full-time and trying to raise a family."
"Seventy percent of all uninsured live in households in which at least one person is working."
"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"
Since Obamacare became law, "most of our new jobs have been part-time jobs."
"Women still earn about 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for working the same job."
"Only three in 10 young Americans under 30 -- 30 percent under 30 -- have full-time work."
Says budget savings by reducing pay and benefits for federal employees total $103 billion over 10 years -- more than $50,000 per worker.
The state government workforce grew when Tim Kaine was governor.
Virginia women earn "only 79 cents to each dollar earned by men..."
"In Galveston, Texas, they have allowed people to privatize part of their Social Security. And people are building wealth."
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