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Labor Day Op-eds

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