National Press Club

Annual Labor Day Report

August 31, 2000

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Run time: 58 minutes

Secretary Herman talked with reporters and others about the annual "State of the American Work Force" report. She talked about the place of U.S. workers in the growing economy, unions, the minimum wage, and family needs. She responded to questions from the media. Ms. Phillips described her rise from unemployment to a skilled job through programs of the Labor Department.