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Roseanne Barr on Jobs
Peace and Freedom Party nominee for President
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    No stance on record.
Joe Biden on Jobs
Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 23 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • Labor unions have built the middle class and built America. (Sep 2014)
  • Match ready-to-work trainees with ready-to-be-filled jobs. (Jan 2014)
  • We can & will get unemployment under 6%. (Oct 2012)
  • A job is about more than a paycheck; it's about dignity. (Sep 2012)
  • We value working class; Republicans value privileged class. (Mar 2012)
  • Extending unemployment benefits is the American way. (Dec 2010)
  • No job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Aug 2007)
  • Implement current recommendations on job safety. (Aug 2007)
  • FactCheck: His AFL-CIO rating of 85% is not best of all Dems. (Aug 2007)
  • Couldn’t afford living at minimum wage; advocates raising it. (Jul 2007)
  • Bush tries to strip away 100 years of labor progress. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Jeb Bush on Jobs
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect
Click here for 7 full quotes by Jeb Bush OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • State minimum wages ok, but not at federal level. (Jun 2015)
  • Employ American Workers Act led to lost ideas & lost jobs. (Mar 2013)
  • Job growth during Bush terms, but very low wage jobs. (Dec 2009)
  • Gambling is emblematic of "something for nothing" culture. (Feb 2007)
  • Operation Paycheck: stimulus for 33,000 construction jobs. (Jan 2002)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Ben Carson on Jobs
Click here for 2 full quotes by Ben Carson OR click here for Ben Carson on other issues.
  • College job: supervised highway cleanup crews. (Jan 2012)
  • Unions bad when they focus on power & not future generations. (Jan 2012)
Lincoln Chafee on Jobs
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Lincoln Chafee OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Increase the minimum wage. (Jan 2000)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 31% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Hillary Clinton on Jobs
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 24 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • No salary increase for Congress until minimum wage increased. (Jul 2007)
  • Would accept minimum wage as president. (Jul 2007)
  • Stand up for unions; organize for fair wages. (Jun 2007)
  • Get tough with China and bring jobs back home. (Feb 2007)
  • Minimum wage increases haven’t kept up with Congress’ wages. (Dec 2006)
  • Passed 2 planks of 7-plank platform, “New Jobs for New York”. (Oct 2006)
  • Minimum wage should be tied to congressional salaries. (Jun 2006)
  • Pushed for extension of unemployment insurance. (Feb 2004)
  • The working poor deserve a living wage. (Oct 1999)
  • America can afford to raise the minimum wage. (Sep 1999)
  • Recently “we’re in it together” became “you’re on your own”. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Sponsored bill linking minimum wage to Congress' pay raises. (May 2006)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Sponsored bill enforcing against gender pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Ted Cruz on Jobs
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  • Raising minimum wage by executive fiat opposes rule of law. (Jan 2014)
  • Lowest labor force participation in over three decades. (Jan 2014)
  • Extending unemployment benefits exacerbates joblessness. (Aug 2012)
Carly Fiorina on Jobs
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  • Layoffs in recession ensure company's overall health. (Mar 2015)
Jim Gilmore on Jobs
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Jim Gilmore OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Oppose making it easier to organize labor unions. (Sep 2008)
  • Warner’s police endorsements come from unionization promise. (Sep 2008)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Lindsey Graham on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3)
Click here for 12 full quotes by Lindsey Graham OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Biggest business headache is worker's compensation system. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Mike Huckabee on Jobs
Former Republican AR Governor; possible draft candidate
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  • 3 million jobs left since 2001, but not due to trade. (Nov 2008)
  • Continue farm subsidies for low prices & competitiveness. (Nov 2008)
  • No class warfare: talk to both rich & poor. (Jan 2008)
  • Excessive taxes, red tape, and litigation cause job losses. (Dec 2007)
  • Unions more prominent to fight high CEO salaries. (Oct 2007)
  • Blacks still face racism & unequal opportunity in job market. (Sep 2007)
  • No “sexual orientation” in Employment Non-Discrimination Act. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports farm subsidies & fully-funded crop insurance. (Sep 2007)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Bobby Jindal on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1)
Click here for 4 full quotes by Bobby Jindal OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Not done as long as there are folks who can't find work. (Apr 2013)
  • Revamp our workforce training programs. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Gary Johnson on Jobs
Libertarian presidential nominee; former Republican NM Governor
Click here for 5 full quotes by Gary Johnson OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • Governments don't create jobs--businesses do. (Feb 2012)
  • Oppose NLRB recent actions against Boeing in SC. (Jul 2011)
  • 1999: Vetoed raising minimum wage from $4.25/hour to $5.65. (Jul 2011)
  • Long unemployment benefits postpones dealing with problem. (May 2011)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
John Kasich on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President
Click here for 4 full quotes by John Kasich OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Limit collective-bargaining rights for public employees. (Mar 2015)
  • 2011: Public employee union reforms overturned by voters. (Feb 2015)
  • No strikes allowed for public employees. (Nov 2013)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Peter King on Jobs
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3)
Click here for 12 full quotes by Peter King OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Martin O`Malley on Jobs
Democrat
Click here for 5 full quotes by Martin O`Malley OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • Raise the minimum wage, plus collective bargaining rights. (May 2015)
  • Extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. (Jan 2014)
  • Raise minimum wage to $10 per hour. (Jan 2014)
  • We have driven unemployment down to a three-year low. (Feb 2012)
  • Recovery & Reinvestment Act creates jobs; spend more locally. (Feb 2011)
Barack Obama on Jobs
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 57 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Best employment growth since 1999; the crisis is past. (Jan 2015)
  • Help families with more paid leave & higher minimum wage. (Jan 2015)
  • FactCheck: Yes, unemployment down; but many stopped looking. (Jan 2015)
  • FactCheck: $10.10 minimum wage only affects 200,000 workers. (Jan 2014)
  • New ladder of opportunity into the middle class. (Jan 2014)
  • Federal contracts require minimum wage of $10.10 per hour. (Jan 2014)
  • No assault on unions: don't denigrate public employees. (Nov 2013)
  • FactCheck: Yes, 500K manufacturing jobs since 2010, but... (Feb 2013)
  • Make America a magnet for new jobs and manufacturing. (Feb 2013)
  • Raise federal minimum wage to $9 per hour, and tie to COLA. (Feb 2013)
  • We were losing 800,000 jobs each month when I started. (Oct 2012)
  • Change offshore tax rules to bring back outsourced jobs. (Oct 2012)
  • OpEd: Backed Employee Free Choice Act only during campaign. (Jun 2010)
  • FactCheck: Yes, wants to limit secret balloting for unions. (Oct 2008)
  • FactCheck: Yes, McCain voted for overseas tax deferral, but. (Oct 2008)
  • End incentives that move jobs overseas. (Sep 2008)
  • Small towns get bitter over long-term joblessness. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Fair Pay Act: equal pay for equal work. (Jul 2008)
  • Expand paid sick days to seven per year. (Jul 2008)
  • Employee Free Choice Act: right to organize harassment-free. (Jul 2008)
  • 1980s: Opened first city job center in South Chicago. (Apr 2008)
  • Fight attacks on workers’ right to organize & strike. (Feb 2008)
  • Focus farm programs on family farms, not giant corporations. (Feb 2008)
  • Paying more at Wal-Mart is worth it for having US jobs. (Dec 2007)
  • Give public safety officers collective bargaining rights. (Aug 2007)
  • Chicago’s Soldier Field stadium construction created jobs. (Aug 2007)
  • Pres. candidates can afford minimum wage; most folks can’t. (Jul 2007)
  • Make the minimum wage a living wage. (Jun 2007)
  • Burdens of globalization are placed on the backs of workers. (Mar 2007)
  • Owes unions who endorsed him; that’s why he’s in politics. (Oct 2006)
  • Working full-time should mean enough to support a family. (Oct 2006)
  • Overrode federal overtime rules and raised the minimum wage. (Sep 2004)
  • Make sure that African-American men have access to jobs. (Jul 2004)
  • Fund Trade Adjustment Assistance for service workers too. (Jun 2004)
  • Increase IL minimum wage to $6.50 an hour. (Jun 2004)
  • Tax cuts for the rich do not create jobs. (May 2004)
  • Obama will strengthen unions and workers’ rights. (May 2004)
  • OpEd: GM & Chrysler takeover put union needs ahead of others. (Apr 2010)

    Job Stimulus

  • FactCheck: Yes, 8M new jobs, but net 1.2M lost in recession. (Jan 2014)
  • Create 600,000 jobs in the natural gas industry. (Oct 2012)
  • Wind energy jobs are not imaginary jobs. (Oct 2012)
  • FactCheck: Jobs increasing, but still lower than in 2008. (Jan 2012)
  • OpEd:Believes Keynesian theory that government spurs economy. (Sep 2010)
  • Four million jobs created or saved by recovery program. (May 2010)
  • Recession job losses more severe than anticipated. (Jan 2010)
  • Jobs must be our #1 focus in 2010. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: Obama's estimate of 2M jobs saved is closer to 1M. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: Economic plan may create only 2.2M jobs, not 3.5M. (Feb 2009)
  • Solution to financial crisis is more job creation. (Oct 2008)

    Voting Record

  • Chief co-sponsor of IL ENDA, against gay job discrimination. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Sponsored bill allowing an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Match minimum wage increases to Congressional pay raises. (May 2006)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
Sarah Palin on Jobs
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President
Click here for 13 full quotes by Sarah Palin OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • 8% unemployment rate doesn't tell the story of the pain. (Mar 2013)
  • Business advocate but also a union member. (Sep 2010)
  • Unemployment is higher than promised, and growing. (Feb 2010)
  • Kill the second stimulus bill disguised as a jobs bill. (Feb 2010)
  • Husband Todd focused on vo-tech ed for workforce development. (Nov 2009)
  • Bailout should be about job creation, not just healthcare. (Sep 2008)
  • Closed last factory in Wasilla in 2007. (Sep 2008)
  • Alaska Construction Academy: 2,520 students learn skills. (Aug 2008)
  • Leverage job-training dollars thru voc-tech curriculum. (Nov 2006)
  • Focus Workforce Investment Board on vocational careers. (Nov 2006)
  • Praised the Red Dog zinc mine for bringing rural jobs. (Oct 2006)
  • Department of Fish and Game is under-funded. (Oct 2006)
  • Unions should get member permission for political donations. (Jul 2006)
George Pataki on Jobs
Republican NY Governor
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    No stance on record.
Rand Paul on Jobs
Click here for 4 full quotes by Rand Paul OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Help the unemployed by lowering taxes dramatically. (Mar 2014)
  • Unemployment insurance ok if fully paid for & short-term. (Jan 2014)
  • Extending unemployment benefits does disservice to workers. (Dec 2013)
  • National Right-to-Work Act: no forced unionization. (Feb 2013)
Rick Perry on Jobs
Republican Governor (TX)
Click here for 14 full quotes by Rick Perry OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • The official unemployment rate is massaged and doctored. (Jan 2015)
  • Focus on maximizing wages, not the minimum wage. (May 2014)
  • Repeal national right-to-work law; let states decide. (Jan 2012)
  • Focus on bringing jobs back from China like we did in Texas. (Oct 2011)
  • Texas has been the #1 state for relocation for last 5 years. (Sep 2011)
  • Pull back on job-killing regulations. (Sep 2011)
  • We created 1M jobs in TX while US lost 2.5M. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Texas has highest number of minimum wage workers. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Jobs grew faster in TX under Perry's predecessors. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Texas job growth is strong, but pre-dated Perry. (Jun 2011)
  • 70% of all jobs created in the US last year were in Texas. (Jan 2009)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Marco Rubio on Jobs
Click here for 6 full quotes by Marco Rubio OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Give wage subsidies rather than raise minimum wage. (Jan 2015)
  • Voted against Paycheck Fairness Act (equal pay for women). (Sep 2014)
  • Ok to extend unemployment if it's paid for. (Jan 2014)
  • Grow the middle class; don't grow the government. (Feb 2013)
  • 1984: Enthusiastic union activist during dad's strike. (Jun 2012)
  • Oppose card check & Employee Free Choice Act. (Feb 2010)
Bernie Sanders on Jobs
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
Click here for 21 full quotes by Bernie Sanders OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. (Mar 2015)
  • Corporate opposition makes union organizing difficult. (Mar 2015)
  • Create worker-owned cooperatives & grow unions. (Jan 2015)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Nov 2013)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Rick Santorum on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner
Click here for 18 full quotes by Rick Santorum OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Look out for American workers, not for profits or votes. (Aug 2015)
  • Create a manufacturing job juggernaut by a 20% flat tax rate. (Aug 2015)
  • Raising the minimum wage a little is ok, if phased in slowly. (May 2014)
  • Focus on jobholders as well as job creators. (Apr 2014)
  • Workers should have secret-ballot elections for unions. (Feb 2012)
  • National right-to-work law yes; Pennsylvania law no. (Jan 2012)
  • Not doing any favors by keeping unemployment for 99 weeks. (Jan 2012)
  • Unions are good community members but we need right-to-work. (Jan 2012)
  • Offshore jobs return if you repeal manufacturing regulations. (Oct 2011)
  • Public employee unions have bankrupted states. (Sep 2011)
  • Focus the Fed on sound money, rather than job creation. (Sep 2011)
  • The federal government kills jobs!. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jill Stein on Jobs
Green Party presidential nominee; Former Challenger for MA Governor
Click here for 9 full quotes by Jill Stein OR click here for Jill Stein on other issues.
  • Focus on pink jobs: the jobs of meeting human needs. (Jun 2015)
  • Pay liveable wages, not just minimum wage. (Mar 2013)
  • Directly create jobs, not via tax breaks. (Oct 2012)
  • Stimulus spent $220K per job; I propose $20K per green job. (Jan 2012)
  • Economic Bill of Rights: unionize; fair taxation; fair trade. (Jan 2012)
  • Full Employment Program: green jobs and community needs. (Jan 2012)
  • Green New Deal: emergency program for 25M jobs. (Dec 2011)
  • Casinos' costs are far greater than their benefits. (Apr 2010)
  • Require living wage. (Nov 2001)
Donald Trump on Jobs
2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
Click here for 4 full quotes by Donald Trump OR click here for Donald Trump on other issues.
  • Real unemployment rate is 20%; don't believe 5.6%. (Jun 2015)
  • Raising business tax causes businesses to move jobs overseas. (Dec 2011)
  • Unions fight for pay; managers fight for less; consumers win. (Jul 2000)
  • Foreign companies are taking jobs from US. (Dec 1999)
Scott Walker on Jobs
Click here for 14 full quotes by Scott Walker OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • Unemployment dropped in my term from 8% to 4%. (Aug 2015)
  • Wisconsin is open for business, via right-to-work law. (Mar 2015)
  • Anti-state unions but pro-private unions. (Mar 2015)
  • Right-to-work rules stand up for the hardworking taxpayers. (Feb 2015)
  • $35M for Wisconsin Fast Forward: technical skill training. (Jan 2014)
  • Link unemployment benefits to job search every week. (Jan 2014)
  • Don't raise minimum wage; train for higher-wage jobs. (Jan 2014)
  • Make union membership optional for government employees. (Nov 2013)
  • Union bosses donate to campaigns, then get sweetheart deals. (Nov 2013)
  • When given the choice, employees don't choose union. (Nov 2013)
  • Federal employees have limited collective bargaining power. (Nov 2013)
  • Hypothetically, make WI a right-to-work state. (Jun 2012)
  • Unions dislike it, but he was elected to take on sacred cows. (Jan 2012)
  • Create 250,000 jobs via special legislative session. (Feb 2011)
James Webb on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator
Click here for 8 full quotes by James Webb OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • I will lead the ANTI out-sourcing of American jobs. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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