Monday, September 6, 2010
Labor Day Holiday in US Sets Stage For Ideological Debate
VOAVideo: Labor Day Holiday in US Sets Stage For Ideological Debate
As the Labor Day (September 6) holiday approaches in the US, two widely differing views arethe subjects of an intense debate about the state of American workers. The US Chamber of Commerce claims the Obama administration's economic policies have created barriers to job creation. But prominent labor groups blame corporate greed and lax regulations for hurting the prospects of middle class Americans. Mil Arcega reports.
VOANews: Domestic, Global Economic Shifts Force US Organized Labor to Change
Monday is Labor Day in the United States, a day set aside to honor American workers and the dignity of labor. The organized labor movement of the late-19th century that spawned the national holiday has waxed and waned over the years. (read more)