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Television interviews

Hilda Solis on NBC's Today Show — Obama job plan hopes to 'energize'
Hilda Solis on ABC's Good Morning America — Solis explains President Obama's plan to fight high unemployment in U.S.
Hilda Solis on CBS' The Early Show — Hilda Solis on Obama's upcoming jobs plan
Hilda Solis Discussed on Kids Post
Hilda Solis on PBS' To the Contrary — Hilda Solis on the outlook for women
Hilda Solis on CBS' The Early Show — Hilda Solis on Obama's upcoming jobs plan


Articles


Labor Day Op-eds

In honor of Labor Day, Secretary Solis has submitted opinion and editorial items to newspapers around the country to get the message out about our amazing workforce, the work that has been done to assist them, and what remains to be done.

  • The Asian American Times: Keep What You Earn, Stay Safe on the Job [09/08/2011]
  • The Citizens Voice: One key to becoming employed is to know about alternative types of jobs [09/08/2011]
  • AhoraSi: All workers deserve safe and fair workplaces [09/07/2011]
  • The Intelligencer: Opportunities for Rewarding New Careers Are Available [09/07/2011]
  • The Salinas Californian: Immigration reform is an economic imperative [09/07/2011]
  • Al Dia: Immigration reform is an economic imperative (en Español) [09/06/2011]
  • The Bismarck Tribune: Help with recovery; hire the heroes [09/06/2011]
  • The El Paso Times: Immigration reform is economic imperative [09/06/2011]
  • The Brownsville Herald: Why unions are important today [09/05/2011]
  • The Galveston County Daily News: The right resources can change the headlines [09/05/2011]
  • The Daily News: The right resources can change the headlines [09/05/2011]
  • Tulsa World: The reality behind the jobless numbers [09/05/2011]
  • The Fort Worth Star Telegram: The reality behind America's jobs numbers [09/05/2011]
  • The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead: Immigrants foster our prosperity [09/05/2011]
  • The Statesman Journal: Economic recovery begins with addition of jobs [09/05/2011]
  • The Daily World: Why unions are Important today [09/05/2011]
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune: Immigration reform an economic imperative [09/05/2011]
  • The Erie Times-News: Right resources can change gloomy headlines about jobs [09/05/2011]
  • The Ithaca Journal: Help on the job hunt - Turnaround starts with new opportunities, right resources [09/05/2011]
  • The Bangor Daily News: The jobs of the future are here [09/05/2011]
  • The Lawrence Eagle-Tribune: Immigration reform is an economic imperative [09/05/2011]
  • The Chicago Tribune: The reality behind the numbers [09/05/2011]
  • The State Journal: New job opportunities are created daily [09/05/2011]
  • The Quad City Times: Unions still give voice to U.S. workers [09/05/2011]
  • The Toledo Blade: America working its way back [09/05/2011]
  • The Wichita Eagle: Why unions are still important [09/05/2011]
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer: U.S. needs immigration reform to strengthen the work force [09/05/2011]
  • The Tampa Tribune: A voice at work [09/05/2011]
  • The Palm Beach Post: U.S. cannot afford to shut off tap of foreign-born talent [09/05/2011]
  • Press of Atlantic City: Hilda L. Solis / Work-safety rules are not 'job killers' [09/05/2011]
  • The Tennessean: Manufacturing is again driving U.S. economy [09/05/2011]
  • The Daily Grito: Immigration Reform Is an Economic Imperative [09/05/2011]
  • The Times of Northwest Indiana: Guest Commentary: The reality behind the numbers [09/05/2011]
  • The Post and Courier: Reinventing manufacturing [09/05/2011]
  • The Rockford Register Star: Why unions are important [09/04/2011]
  • The Denver Post: The right resources can change headlines about jobs [09/04/2011]
  • The Daily Camera: The right resources can change the headlines [09/04/2011]
  • The Deseret News: Immigration reform is imperative to a vibrant economic future [09/04/2011]
  • The Daily Olympian: Want to help America’s future? Hire a vet [09/04/2011]
  • The Syracuse Post-Standard: Sunday's commentary: show gratitude to military vets by hiring them, U.S. labor secretary says [09/04/2011]
  • The Buffalo News: Manufacturing is on the upswing in the United States [09/04/2011]
  • The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin: Help on the job hunt - Turnaround starts with new opportunities, right resources [09/04/2011]
  • The Elmira Star-Gazette: Help on the job hunt - Turnaround starts with new opportunities, right resources [09/04/2011]
  • The News-Press: Labor secretary has message to U.S. - Government, business need to do better in future [09/04/2011]
  • The Richmond Times Dispatch: Why unions are important today [09/04/2011]
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer: U.S. labor chief's push: Bold steps required to create more jobs [09/04/2011]
  • The Patriot News: The reality behind America's labor numbers [09/04/2011]
  • The Bakersfield Californian: Hilda L. Solis: True costs of unsafe workplaces [09/04/2011]
  • The Detroit Free Press: Guest Commentary: Behind the numbers, people who need opportunities [09/04/2011]
  • The Miami Herald: Immigration reform is an economic imperative [09/04/2011]
  • The Silo Breaker: Hilda L. Solis: Right resources and training can change lives, economy [09/04/2011]
  • The Houston Chronicle: Training can help unemployed find new careers [09/04/2011]
  • The Baltimore Sun: Retraining will put America back to work [09/04/2011]
  • The Oklahoman: Right resources can change the story [09/04/2011]
  • The Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Unions still relevant [09/04/2011]
  • The Riverside Press-Enterprise: Uniting to be heard - From weekends off to overtime pay, collective bargaining has given a voice to millions [09/03/2011]
  • The Shreveport Times: The true costs of workplace dangers [09/03/2011]
  • The Charleston Gazette: Hilda L. Solis: Right resources and training can change lives, economy [09/03/2011]
  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: America's workers need a voice in the workplace [09/03/2011]
  • El Diario NY: Your Work: Safety on the job (en Español) [09/02/2011]
  • La Prensa San Diego: The Right Resources Can Change the Headlines [09/02/2011]
  • The Connecticut Post: The right resources can change the headlines [09/02/2011]
  • The Asheville Citizen-Times: New times, new dreams [09/02/2011]
  • The Asian Gazette: Keep What You Earn, Stay Safe on the Job [09/02/2011]
  • The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The true costs of workplace dangers: Safety measures protect profits [09/02/2011]
  • El Sentinel: Reforma migratoria y su impacto económico (en Español) [09/02/2011]
  • La Opinion: Seguridad en el trabajo: El Día del Trabajo es un día para honrar las contribuciones de quienes trabajan para el bienestar de este país (en Español) [09/02/2011]
  • Rumbo: Conserve lo que gana, manténgase seguro en el trabajo (en Español) [09/02/2011]
  • La Raza: Tu trabajo: Seguridad en el trabajo: El Día del Trabajo es un día para honrar las contribuciones de quienes trabajan para el bienestar de este país (en Español) [09/02/2011]
  • Korean Bergen News: Keep what you earn, stay safe on the job (in Korean) [09/02/2011]
  • Metro Chinese Weekly: Keep what you earn, stay safe on the job (in Chinese) [09/02/2011]
  • Metro Viet News: Keep what you earn, stay safe on the job (in Vietnamese) [09/02/2011]
  • Gazeta Brazilian News: Labor day is more than BBQ's says Labor Minister (in Português) [09/01/2011]
  • Hola! Arkansas!: Help us protect your rights at work [09/01/2011]
  • The San Antonio Express News: Long-term, systemic solution needed to ease joblessness [09/01/2011]
  • Noticias Oklahoma: Keep what you earn stay safe on the job (en Español) [09/01/2011]
  • The Reno Gazette-Journal: Strong workplace safeguards are not 'job killers' [09/01/2011]
  • The Washington Chinese News: Secretary Solis: Keep What You Earn (in Chinese) [09/01/2011]
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Immigrant labor plays vital role [09/01/2011]
  • La Prensa San Antonio: Keep what you earn, stay safe on the job (en Español) [08/31/2011]
  • The Oakland Tribune: Secretary Solis: My Word: U.S. manufacturing is not dying, it is growing [08/31/2011]
  • The York Dispatch: Secretary Solis OP-ED: Want to help America's Future? Hire our heroes [08/31/2011]

Print Only

  • Sing Tao USA Daily: Keep What You Earn, Stay Safe on the Job — New York, New York — [09/05/2011]
  • Daily News SINA: Keep What You Earn, Stay Safe on the Job — New York, New York — [09/05/2011]
  • The Birmingham News — Birmingham, California — [09/05/2011]
  • The Valley Morning Star — Harlingen, Texas — [09/04/2011]




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