By Jim Hoffa, General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Published by The Huffington Post on Jan. 28, 2010
Nearly one in five Americans who want a full-time job can’t find one. That is a serious, serious problem. It’s why the blue-collar voters of Massachusetts, who are suffering a 20 percent unemployment rate, sent Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate.
And it’s why angry voters will be sending more newcomers to Congress unless lawmakers address the issue of jobs.