Watch Labor Leaders Speak at the DNC
Last week, several labor leaders addressed the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The New Labor Forum has compiled the speeches from Richard Trumka (AFL-CIO), Mary Kay Henry (SEIU), Henrietta Ivey (Fight for 15) and Beth Mathias.
Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, urged union members across the country to support Hillary Clinton:
Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, spoke about the need for a President who will support working families:
Henrietta Ivey, a leader in the Fight for 15 movement, gave a powerful testimony about how important raising the minimum wage is to families across America who are trying to survive:
Beth Mathias, a factory worker, spoke about the struggles facing American workers and the pressures she has faced trying to support her family on minimum wage: