September 6, 1994
* Games lost: 13. * Total games lost: 324. * Games remaining: 345. * Total income lost by players: $110.4 million. * Estimated revenue lost by owners: $212.5 million. * Key development: Acting commissioner Bud Selig met with Labor Secretary Robert Reich in Milwaukee. * In quotes: "On this Labor Day, there's still time for them to go back to work and finish the best baseball season in 50 years--and I hope they will." --President Clinton
August 7, 1994 |
Labor Secretary Robert Reich, who has offered to help resolve baseball's labor dispute, will attend a Boston Red Sox doubleheader today "to see what the hometown fans have to say about all this," a spokesman said. Reich, a former Yale professor and longtime Red Sox fan, plans to meet with union representatives from both teams.
May 4, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - An influential network of some of the country's wealthiest liberal political donors is steering resources to an advocacy group backing President Obama's agenda and to organizations working to pass immigration reform, providing a surge of money that could boost the president's legislative goals. Democracy Alliance, an invitation-only group that makes funding recommendations to its members, selected the pro-Obama Organizing for Action and immigration reform groups such as the National Immigration Forum as some of its top 2013 priorities at its spring conference in Laguna Beach last week, according to leaders of the organization.
December 9, 1995 |
Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich has told government lawyers to work through the weekend to draft rules that will make it more difficult for employers to take employees' 401(k) retirement money for their own needs, the New York Times reported in today's editions.
November 20, 1996 |
Reebok International Ltd. said its soccer balls will soon carry a label guaranteeing that they aren't made by children. The announcement by the British sports shoe and equipment company marks its latest effort to stop child labor in soccer ball production following a 1995 report that attacked companies for allegedly allowing products to be made by children. About 80% of soccer balls sold in the U.S. are produced by child labor in Pakistan, according to Labor Secretary Robert Reich.