Top 40 American Workers Quotes

In this post, you will find great American Workers Quotes from famous people, such as James P. Hoffa, Janet Yellen, Paul Nehlen, Jan C. Ting, Russ Feingold. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Te

I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers.
American workers have faced serious difficulties in the labor market since the first oil shock in 1973. Since that time, the pace of productivity advance has slowed for reasons which are still not understood, lowering the rate at which living standards have advanced.
We do not need an immigration policy that displaces American workers or American students and drives up costs in education.
Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market.
Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro-growth agenda.
Trade can really be good for American workers and American businesses.
When I see stimulus money being used to attack American companies and American workers, I think it would be very unsettling to be working on the assembly line of Coca Cola, look up, and see an ad that’s trying to hurt the very job that you make your wages and pay taxes from.
The fact is, there are far more customers for American products outside of the U.S. than there are here at home. With open markets and a level playing field, American workers can out-compete workers anywhere in the world.
At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe.
Unfortunately, the United States has entered into several free trade agreements that do not sufficiently protect and support our manufacturing industries and the millions of American workers they employ.
Dan Kildee
U.S. trade policy has been a disaster for American workers.
Caterpillar exported $20 billion of goods in 2011, all by American hands and American workers, to all over the world. In order to do that, we have to create jobs in all those countries that we export to, to be able to sell there.
Douglas R. Oberhelman
The right to organize is a fundamental right for American workers.
It’s time we had a president who stood up for American workers first.
We should really focus on an American First agenda, and these climate pacts and climate regulations have been designed to not necessarily give American workers and the American environment a head start. It really gives our competition a greater ability to compete internationally and disadvantage American companies.
The Labor Department‘s Hall of Honor recognizes men and womenlike Cesar Chavez, Helen Keller and the Workers of the Memphis Sanitation Strike – who have made invaluable contributions to the welfare of American workers.
When American workers are losing their jobs to people in other countries, Washington cannot afford to ignore this disturbing trend any longer. While Democratic presidential candidates want to just blame U.S. corporations, the reality is that their strategy won‘t help protect American workers or save their jobs.
Enforcing trade deals is spot on. Acting in the interest of American workers is correct. But large-scale tariffs are a terrible idea.
When it is fair, American workers can compete and win. I cannot support the TPP in its current form because it doesn’t provide that level playing field.
Chinese economic development has cost many American workers their jobs. That’s the price of progress.
American workers have lost jobs and businesses have been damaged because of cyber attacks, and that’s why it will continue to be a top priority of mine to put the necessary resources in place to help our nation prepare for and combat future cyber attacks.
The workers who harvest our food have been systematically denied the basic rights that are granted to all other American workers. They can be fired for trying to form a union or for attempting to improve their working conditions. They are not eligible for overtime pay, disability, or even unemployment insurance.
In the heart of the Great Depression, millions of American workers did something they’d never done before: they joined a union. Emboldened by the passage of the Wagner Act, which made collective bargaining easier, unions organized industries across the country, remaking the economy.
I am all in favor of growing the American economy and engaging in trade with the world, but not at the expense of American workers. The North American Free Trade Agreement is a perfect example of this. Ask the textile workers of North Carolina how NAFTA worked out for them – if you can find any.
The Trump administration is dedicated to helping build, certify, and defend the Made in America brand so that American products can reach every shore and stock every shelf and American workers can reap the benefits.
We have a theory on how to constrain the size of government, but it has to be focused on how to make the U.S. competitive, and it has to be about jobs and wages for American workers.
American workers are the best in the world. They teach our children, care for our sick and elderly, build our communities, and much more.
Thankfully, President Trump has made clear: The regulatory assault on American workers is over.
Reforms are needed to stem the tide of outsourcing good jobs to other nations and to educate and train American workers to meet the challenges of the 21st-century world economy.
Through good times and bad, American workers and their families have been able to rely on Social Security to provide guaranteed protection against the loss of earnings due to retirement, disability, or death.
American workers are first rate.

American workers are first rate.
There are 12 million illegal immigrants in this country – drawing welfare benefits, sending their children to public schools, and pushing down wages for American workers – but the problem extends well beyond amnesty and open borders.
American workers won’t be able to compete fairly for jobs until companies have to pay higher wages in countries like China and India.
Most car companies in the world are saying they’re going to electric vehicles. That’s an inevitability. The question is, ‘Can we do that in a way that’s going to be really good for our economy and for American workers and American consumers?’
I look forward to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to advance policies that level the playing field for American workers and incentivize investing in jobs here at home.
Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card – down from about one-third of workers in labor’s heydays in the 1950s.
Linda Chavez
For too long the U.S. immigration system has focused on accepting low-skilled immigrants. Basic economics tells us that the surge of low-skilled workers depresses wages and harms the prospects of American workers.
In Connecticut, we have a vibrant history of advocating to ensure our workers are treated fairly and given the rights and protections they deserve. Still, we need to do more to protect all American workers.
Stop demonizing American workers who don’t belong to unions who are happy in their jobs.
Dagen McDowell