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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
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May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
March 31, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap
Dec. 9, 2015 In Support of Affirmative Action and Campus Diversity
Sept. 28, 2015 Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015
Sept. 10, 2015 Booker, Cummings, Johnson, Issa, Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Give Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment
Sept. 10, 2015 Statement of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee on the Introduction of the Fair Chance Act
July 27, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Mary Jo White, United States SEC Chair - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio
July 22, 2015 Senator Sanders, Congressional Progressive Caucus Introduce Bill to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15
July 21, 2015 Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
July 14, 2015 Make it in America
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 21, 2015 Scott Joins Over 70 House Democrats Urging President Obama to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring
May 21, 2015 Rep. John Conyers Joins Over 70 House Democrats In Urging the Administration to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring
April 14, 2015 Progressive Caucus Supports Low-Wage Workers Striking for Higher Wages
April 13, 2015 Commemorating Equal Pay Day and Expressing Support for the Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb. 5, 2015 Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015
Jan. 27, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 351, LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act
Jan. 15, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Plans to Strengthen America's Middle Class by Ensuring Paid Sick Leave and Expanding Access to Paid Family Leave
Jan. 14, 2015 Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Dec. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Supports Striking Fast Food Workers
Oct. 22, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Expressing Concerns Regarding Non-Compete Agreements in the Food Service Business
Sept. 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Stop Wasting Tax Dollars on Benghazi Committee and Create a Select Committee on Income Inequality Instead
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the Passage of HR 3202 the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act Which Passed Out of Subcommittee Today
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House National Security Committee - Markup of H.R. 3203, H.R. 3488, and H.R. 3846
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
April 30, 2014 With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Effort to " Give Americans a Raise"
April 29, 2014 Inequalities
April 28, 2014 Sad Week in America
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
April 2, 2014 Affordable Care Act
April 2, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Agenda
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 24, 2014 Women's History Month
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Dec. 12, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript -
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 10, 2013 Issues of the Day
Oct. 9, 2013 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 Excepted Employees' Pay Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
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