AFSCME Council 18

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on C-SPAN NewsMakers

Newsmakers with Lee Saunders [CLICK for Video] American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Lee Saunders talked about workforce and labor issues in the incoming Trump administration and the nomination of fast-food restaurant executive Andrew Puzder to be labor secretary. 

Issues included minimum wage, overtime rules, Republican efforts to reduce the influence of unions across the U.S., and Mr. Saunders' support for Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) to be chair of the Democratic National Committee. After the interview the reporters discussed his responses with the host.

 

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