14 Total Quotes

Andy Stern Quotes

The Democratic Party silence on Iraq is another moment of a voice lost. Faced with votes in favor of the war, the silence is deafening in Washington and the frustration is growing larger among voters. It's time for us to ask the question: What is the exit strategy?
Andy Stern
#Iraq

When we strengthen our cooperation and help workers in the same industry unite, everybody wins,
Andy Stern
#Cooperation

The world has changed. We can help shape the global economy, but ... the strength of unions is [not] going to reverse globalization.
Andy Stern
#Economy

In fact, he only registered as a Democrat four months ago, just weeks before entering the race.
Andy Stern
#Race

We're a healthcare union. He's a doctor. He's delivered healthcare at the bedside, delivered it as governor of the state, and our people feel he's the right person for our union.
Andy Stern
#Healthcare

He comes with an enormous amount of good will. I mean, people have really seen him stand up in strikes and organizing drives and things that most vice presidents of the United States have never done, and that is enormously appreciated and gives him a lot of credit.
Andy Stern
#People

He [Adler] continues to be a bitter man, ... The city has moved on from that issue [2003 firings] and I hope that someday Adler does too.
Andy Stern
#Man

We are not trying to divide the labor movement, we are trying to rebuild it,
Andy Stern
#Labor

American workers won't be able to compete fairly for jobs until companies have to pay higher wages in countries like China and India.
Andy Stern
#American Activist #Jobs

Employers need to recognize that the world has changed and there are people who would like to help them provide solution in ways that are new, modern and that add value to companies.
Andy Stern
#American Activist

They've shown an incredible amount of courage, and I thought it was time to pass on the responsibility to other leaders in the union.
Andy Stern
#Courage

Our unions do a large amount of organizing in parts of the economy that historically and recently are places where people of color and immigrant workers have found jobs. Some of them are entry-level jobs. Throughout history immigrants have found work as janitors, and our unions have helped them raise families, send their kids to college, and that's been the American dream.
Andy Stern
#Economy

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry, then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.
Andy Stern
#American Activist