Statements about Workers

Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."

Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.

Says Democratic recall opponent Mahlon Mitchell sent a letter "encouraging folks to boycott more than 100 companies."

Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."

Says Gov. Scott Walker "has caused Wisconsin to lose more jobs than any other state in the country."

The Wisconsin law repealed by Republicans, which allowed discriminated workers to sue in state court, "was kind of a gravy train" for lawyers.

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."

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."

Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "slashed" pensions and benefits for public employees.

"People are five to seven times more likely to be murdered in workplaces that allow firearms than in those that prohibit it."

U.S. unemployment among people ages 16 to 24 is "18.4 percent, which is a 60-year high."

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is considering implementing mandatory physical fitness testing for security staff.

Says he "helped bring" Uline company to Kenosha area, "creating 800 local jobs."

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