"They see today's jobs as failing to meet the most basic needs: health care, retirement security and time to spend with family."
-- AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney, commenting on an AFL-CIO poll that found many young workers feel they have missed out on the nation's prosperity
"We are one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but still have infant-mortality rates that rival some developing countries. It's shameful." -- Dr. Olivia Smith-Blackwell, chief executive officer of Sheehan Memorial Hospital, commenting on infant-mortality rates at a Buffalo conference