Labor Advocates Cry Foul On Trump's Pledge To Help Workers05:52
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Members of the "Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition" displayed a giant effigy of then-candidate Donald Trump during a protest on May Day in Los Angeles in 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the "Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition" displayed a giant effigy of then-candidate Donald Trump during a protest on May Day in Los Angeles in 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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During the campaign President Trump cast himself as a champion of working-class Americans. But critics point out that in his first 100 days in office, Trump has rolled back worker protections and outlined a budget that would starve the agencies in charge of looking out for laborers.

The Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank based in Washington, D.C., last week released a report detailing Trump's record on workers' rights so far. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Celine McNicholas (@CmMcNich), the institute's labor counsel, about the report.

This segment aired on May 1, 2017.

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