In his Labor Day speech to union members in Milwaukee the president, aiming for a serious reduction in the 9.6 percent unemployment rate, proposed a new $50 billion jobs plan.
MILWAUKEE -- There was one clear message everyone in the crowd at Laborfest here took home with them September 6: the true meaning of Labor Day.
Workers are thinking about more than burgers, football and car races with latest unemployment figures, up to 9.6 percent.
ST. LOUIS - "The right wing wants to keep America from succeeding; they want to keep the president from succeeding; they want to keep us from succeeding."
MILWAUKEE (PAI)--The President of the United States - along with his Secretary of Labor and the president of the national AFL-CIO - will be special Labor Day guests at Milwaukee's LaborFest.