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Alexis Herman Quotes

But the real growth I must say in terms of the public sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels. That's where the real opportunities are today.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #Growth

There is no substitute really for learning about the world of work and being in the world of work. You can do that through internships. You can do it through summer job experiences or even from volunteer jobs in your local community. Strive early to get some kind of practical work experience.
Alexis Herman
#Learning

Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #Discrimination

If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Alexis Herman
#Labor #American Publicservant

My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them.
Alexis Herman
#Labor #American Publicservant

Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #College

The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have, and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains, but you also have job loss.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #Economy

This can not be about a race to the bottom.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #Race

To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness, engaging international partners on this issue, and being committed to a different course of action.
Alexis Herman
#American Publicservant #Awareness

Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do.
Alexis Herman
#Education #American Publicservant

We have had actually a decline in government service overall, but the growth is in high-tech areas, specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.
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#Government #American Publicservant

Bringing aboard more people did not slow us down, it sped us up, made us stronger,
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#People

Their presence here today is a clear signal of their commitment to redouble their efforts to try to reach a settlement, ... I urge them to stay at the table until they reach a settlement.
Alexis Herman
#Commitment

I've asked leaders of the Teamsters Union and the United Parcel Service to meet with me today at the Labor Department and they have both agreed. I intend to talk with each party individually to find out what it will take to move these talks forward and to urge greater flexibility and a willingness to compromise to get back to the bargaining table,
Alexis Herman
#Labor

In their own filing today the Justice Department said that neither they nor the FBI concluded that I had done anything wrong and that is because I have not. These allegations have been false from the very beginning.
Alexis Herman
#Justice

I'm encouraged in that I believe that both sides expressed a willingness to be more flexible in looking at their own differences,
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#Believe

It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences, ... But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it.
Alexis Herman
#People

I think that clearly this report indicates that we really don't have inflationary pressures on the economy,
Alexis Herman
#Economy

We don't see that leading to any inflationary pressures on the economy.
Alexis Herman
#Economy

I think it's a major victory for both parties, ... That's what collective bargaining is all about.
Alexis Herman
#Victory