AFL-CIO Says Union Members Will ‘Mobilize to Defeat Trump’
Ledbetter argued that equal pay is not “a reality” in parts of the country, especially in Florida.
“We are still far behind. Women still do not get the benefits and the rights they are entitled to. It is one of the most unbelievable situations in this country, and the man hoping to become president, he may persuade a few women – but if you are a woman or you are a man with daughters and wives who are holding jobs and working, you need to really, really listen and look at these two people and know what your vote is going for because this is a critical time,” she said of Trump and Clinton.
Ivanka Trump has defended her father’s record, saying he has hired many women for senior positions within the Trump organization over the years.
Florida Building and Construction Trades Council president Theresa King and Luisana Perez-Fernandez, a Latina millennial, were also on the call.