Former state Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Mich.), Michigan state Rep. Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Mike Elk (labor reporter, In These Times), Robert Reich (former U.S. labor secretary and professor, UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy) and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.).
“As labor unions have declined, workers have had less power, and — significantly — the median wage has declined in tandem.” —Robert Reich watch video
“The reason they’re only tracking the past five months is because if they started in January, they’d see that government jobs are actually down for the year.” —Eliot Spitzer watch video
“If people can freeload and not pay their fair share, there will be less of a resource for the union to represent people.” —Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich. watch video