43Oct 1, 2007
Hispanic Public Policy Conference
At a Congressional Hispanic Caucus public policy conference, participants talked about minority and labor issues. Among the topics they addressed were immigration, union organizing in the ...
29Mar 22, 2006
National Day of Action on Immigrant Rights
Representatives from community, religious, and labor groups spoke about immigration policy. In their remarks they advocated comprehensive immigration reform embracing laborers, tax-paying ...
69Jul 25, 2005
2005 Labor Convention
America’s union members and leaders came together at Chicago’s Navy Pier July 25-28 for the convention “Building New Strength and Jobs for Working Families,” the 50th ...
112May 4, 2005
Q&A with Linda Chavez-Thompson
Linda Chavez-Thompson was interviewed about her background, the history of the labor movement, her personal experiences with work on behalf of organized labor, the role of unions in politics, and ...
38Oct 6, 2003
Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters, and establishing a progressive grassroots movement. Following their ...
25Mar 4, 2003
America and the Courts
Two press events on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit were shown. On Tuesday, March 4, 2003, Congressional Republicans held a rally in ...
17Nov 6, 2002
2002 Election Results
Labor leaders spoke about the results of the 2002 midterm elections, labor’s impact on the elections, and what the result could mean for the labor movement. Following their remarks they ...
17May 7, 2002
Working Women Study
Participants talked to reporters about a recent survey on working women. Several women also spoke about their experiences in the workforce, conditions for women in the work place, and ...
47Apr 16, 2002
Equal Pay for Equal Work Rally
Participants talked about inequality between men’s and women’s pay and voiced their support for the paycheck fairness act being considered by Congress.
12Mar 18, 2002
Immigrant Worker Justice in the United States
Participants talked about immigrant labor in the U.S. Among the issues they discussed were conditions in the immigrant workforce following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, worker exploitation, ...
25Jun 11, 2001
Privatizing Social Security
Participants spoke to reporters about their objections to proposals to partially privatize individual Social Security accounts. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
33Apr 3, 2001
Participants talked to reporters about the pay equity gap between men and women. They announced legislation designed to help narrow the income disparity between men and women. Following ...
242Aug 14, 2000
Democratic National Convention Day 1 Afternoon
Candidates, officials and others spoke to delegates about the Democratic agenda. They also approved reports from several committees and approved the party platform.
33Apr 12, 2000
Rally Against Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China
Union leaders and others urged Congress not to enact legislation granting China permanent normal trade relations, saying that such a status would take American jobs, do nothing to curb human rights ...
41Nov 30, 1999
Rally and March for Global Justice
Activists and union leaders met before a march to protest the World Trade Organization. They said that the protest was designed to peacefully interrupt the conference in order to protest unfair ...
21Sep 25, 1999
Democratic National Committee Meeting
Vice President Gore and Senator Bradley spoke to delegates about their respective bids for the Democratic presidential nomination. In his speech, Bradley criticized Republican front-runner ...
15Aug 25, 1999
Mayor Campbell talked about the importance of job skills to bring people out of poverty and into the job market. He announced a partnership between the city of Atlanta and the International ...
14Mar 20, 1999
The Future of the Democratic Party
Mr. Grossman, outgoing chair, announced the Democratic National Committee’s agenda for the 2000 election. A videotape honoring him was shown. New chairman, Joe Andrew, and other ...
10Nov 4, 1998
Post Election News Conference
Union leaders and pollsters discussed the results of the midterm election. They noted that union members voted in order to protest impeachment proceedings against President Clinton, to protect ...
108Jun 15, 1998
National Day of Action for Tibet
Members of Congress, human rights activists and musical groups gathered at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol to stage a rally in support for human rights in Tibet. Former Tibetan political ...
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