Latest Fact-checks in Labor Instagram posts stated on November 12, 2023 in an Instagram post: Quotes House Speaker Mike Johnson as saying, “Every woman has a duty to birth at least one able-bodied worker.” Alex Mooney stated on August 21, 2023 in a campaign website: Jim Justice "opposes the Right to Work” Bernie Sanders stated on November 29, 2022 in an interview: In the first three quarters of 2022, “the railroad industry made $21 billion in profits, provided $25 billion in stock buybacks and dividends” and CEOs are paid up to $20 million a year, while railroad workers have "zero guaranteed sick leave." Kathy Hochul stated on October 25, 2022 in a debate: The state is absorbing the cost of overtime pay for farmworkers, and farm owners do not have to pay any more. Lori Lightfoot stated on December 31, 2021 in a year-end press release.: "Chicago maintained the lowest unemployment rate through most of 2021 of any large American city." Facebook posts stated on December 19, 2021 in a Facebook post: Says Kellogg’s tweeted, “Oh, so you think it's cool when workers strike jobs? Now replace 'jobs' with 'women.' Still think it's 'cool'?" Instagram posts stated on October 27, 2021 in an Instagram post: A video shows “your packages were rerouted and have arrived in the port of Miami” as a result of Gov. Ron DeSantis. Facebook posts stated on June 18, 2020 in a Facebook post: “OSHA says masks don't work” to reduce COVID-19 transmission “and violate OSHA oxygen levels.” Donald Trump stated on January 28, 2020 in comments at a campaign rally: "Earnings for the bottom 10% are rising faster than earnings for the top 10%.” JB Pritzker stated on January 29, 2020 in a speech: “Over the past year, Illinois has reduced its unemployment rate more than all of the top 20 most populated states in the nation — and more than our Midwestern peers.” Bernie Sanders stated on January 14, 2020 in comments at a presidential debate: "The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in this country (also) opposes it." Lizzie Pannill Fletcher stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet: "In Texas, Latinas make less than $0.45 for every dollar a man makes. That makes us 49th in the nation." Facebook posts stated on November 6, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Nike pays factory workers, 80% of whom are women, "20 cents an hour" and has them work "70 to 80 hours a week." Tony Evers stated on January 3, 2019 in news reports: On Evers' support for a $15 minimum wage Facebook posts stated on February 11, 2019 in a Facebook post: Since 1938 the minimum wage has been increased "23 times" and was raised "21 times during Democratic congresses, and only twice during Republican ones." Phil Scott stated on January 24, 2019 in his budget address in the Statehouse.: "Every county, including Chittenden, has fewer people available for work." Leah Vukmir stated on July 26, 2018 in a public forum: Says "I have been through the gauntlet, when we had riots in that Capitol." Donald Trump stated on August 10, 2018 in a tweet: "Most of that money (made by the NFL) goes to the players." Matt Flynn stated on April 12, 2018 in a TV interview: Says Foxconn "is under investigation in mainland China for securities fraud, environmental fraud and labor fraud." Mahlon Mitchell stated on April 30, 2018 in a website campaign statement: Says he was "instrumental to passing two (recent) pieces of legislation that were a huge victory for firefighters across the state." Randy Bryce stated on March 14, 2018 in an interview: "Our campaign staff was the first to unionize in the history of politics." Ron Johnson stated on January 12, 2018 in an interview: About 1.1 million people legally enter the U.S. each year as permanent residents -- "65 percent of that is some kind of chain migration; 22 percent is diversity lottery, ‘asyling,’ refugees; only about 14, 15 percent has anything to do with work." Andrew Cuomo stated on January 3, 2018 in his State of the State address: "A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions." Joe Manchin stated on October 22, 2017 in An MSNBC interview: Says West Virginia is "down to around 50 percent of the adult workers who are actually working now because of addiction or conviction." Stacey Evans stated on August 5, 2017 in a statement sent to the Atlanta Journal Constitution: There are"thousands of Georgia workers that are misclassified as independent contractors," who lose benefits, including health care. Paul Soglin stated on June 18, 2017 in an interview: Since he and Scott Walker took office in 2011, "60,000 new jobs have been created in this state -- 40,000 of them were created in Madison and the Madison area." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 16, 2017 in a speech at a conference: A national paid leave program "would potentially put into the economy $21 billion dollars annually." Kathy Hochul stated on May 25, 2017 in a speech at City & State’s State of NY Women forum: "We have pay equity. When you think about that wage gap, we all know it's 78 cents to the dollar. Well, in New York state it's 90 cents to the dollar." Ivanka Trump stated on May 2, 2017 in her book "Women Who Work": "40 percent of American households have female primary breadwinners." Bill de Blasio stated on February 13, 2017 in his 2017 State of the City address: "We raised the minimum wage to $15 first in city government. Now, working together with people in Albany, it's the law of the state."