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stated on January 28, 2020 in comments at a campaign rally
"Earnings for the bottom 10% are rising faster than earnings for the top 10%.”
stated on January 29, 2020 in a speech
“Over the past year, Illinois has reduced its unemployment rate more than all of the top 20 most populated states in the nation — and more than our Midwestern peers.”
stated on January 14, 2020 in comments at a presidential debate
"The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in this country (also) opposes it."
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher
stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet
"In Texas, Latinas make less than $0.45 for every dollar a man makes. That makes us 49th in the nation."
stated on November 6, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Nike pays factory workers, 80% of whom are women, "20 cents an hour" and has them work "70 to 80 hours a week."
stated on January 3, 2019 in news reports
On Evers' support for a $15 minimum wage
stated on February 11, 2019 in a Facebook post
Since 1938 the minimum wage has been increased "23 times" and was raised "21 times during Democratic congresses, and only twice during Republican ones."
stated on January 24, 2019 in his budget address in the Statehouse.
"Every county, including Chittenden, has fewer people available for work."
stated on July 26, 2018 in a public forum
Says "I have been through the gauntlet, when we had riots in that Capitol."
stated on August 10, 2018 in a tweet
"Most of that money (made by the NFL) goes to the players."
stated on April 12, 2018 in a TV interview
Says Foxconn "is under investigation in mainland China for securities fraud, environmental fraud and labor fraud."
stated on April 30, 2018 in a website campaign statement
Says he was "instrumental to passing two (recent) pieces of legislation that were a huge victory for firefighters across the state."
stated on March 14, 2018 in an interview
"Our campaign staff was the first to unionize in the history of politics."
stated on January 12, 2018 in an interview
About 1.1 million people legally enter the U.S. each year as permanent residents -- "65 percent of that is some kind of chain migration; 22 percent is diversity lottery, ‘asyling,’ refugees; only about 14, 15 percent has anything to do with work."
stated on January 3, 2018 in his State of the State address
"A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions."
stated on October 22, 2017 in An MSNBC interview
Says West Virginia is "down to around 50 percent of the adult workers who are actually working now because of addiction or conviction."
stated on August 5, 2017 in a statement sent to the Atlanta Journal Constitution
There are"thousands of Georgia workers that are misclassified as independent contractors," who lose benefits, including health care.
stated on June 18, 2017 in an interview
Since he and Scott Walker took office in 2011, "60,000 new jobs have been created in this state -- 40,000 of them were created in Madison and the Madison area."
stated on May 16, 2017 in a speech at a conference
A national paid leave program "would potentially put into the economy $21 billion dollars annually."
stated on May 25, 2017 in a speech at City & State’s State of NY Women forum
"We have pay equity. When you think about that wage gap, we all know it's 78 cents to the dollar. Well, in New York state it's 90 cents to the dollar."