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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
June 23, 2015 Durbin Statement On Decision By D.C. District Court To Uphold Gainful Employment Regulations
June 11, 2015 Durbin And Franken Introduce Bill To Expand Student Loan Forgiveness Program To Adjunct Professors
May 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees
April 29, 2015 Sessions, Durbin Issue Statement on DHS Declining to Investigate H-1B Visa Abuses
April 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Fair Wages for Senate Workers
April 27, 2015 Durbin, Sanders Lead Call For Living Wage For Senate Employees
April 23, 2015 Sessions, Durbin Statement on Labor Department Response to Call for Investigation into Abuses Within H-1B Visa Program
April 23, 2015 Durbin, Sessions Statement On Labor Department Response To Call For Investigation Into Abuses Within H-1B Visa Program
April 10, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Calling for a Vote on Amendments to Budget Resolution
April 9, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Displacement of U.S. Workers by H-1B Visa Holders
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Protect Worker Rights
March 26, 2015 Durbin Seeks Assistance For Granite City Steel Workers
March 25, 2015 Durbin, Brown, Reed Introduce Budget Amendment To Reward Companies That Invest In American Workers
March 24, 2015 Durbin Announces Budget Amendment To Reward Companies That Invest In American Workers
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Raise the Overtime Threshold for Salaried Workers
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - End to Overtime Rule to Protect Workers
Jan. 20, 2015 New Ideas for America
Dec. 16, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios
Oct. 28, 2014 Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in Illinois
Oct. 21, 2014 ABC News - Democrats Love Seeing Minimum Wage on the Ballot
Oct. 13, 2014 Durbin, Bustos Hold Roundtable Discussion on Women's Economic Security
Oct. 13, 2014 Central Illinois Is Proud - Lawmakers and Moms
Oct. 8, 2014 The Beacon News - Durbin, Foster, Weisner Push for Minimum Wage Hike
Oct. 8, 2014 The Aurora Beacon-News - Durbin, Foster, Weisner Push for Minimum Wage Hike
Sept. 29, 2014 Associated Press - US Sen. Durbin, State Sen. Oberweis Differ on Mandatory Background Checks for Gun Purchases
Sept. 29, 2014 Durbin Announces Nearly $10 Million in Workforce Development and Training Grants for Consortium Led by Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Sept. 25, 2014 WILL Public Radio - Durbin, Callis, Ammons Campaign On Non-Binding Minimum Wage Referendum
Sept. 25, 2014 Illinois Homepage - Minimum Wage is Major Election Issue
Sept. 24, 2014 Durbin Announces $50,000 Investment in Northeastern Illinois Communities to Help Create Jobs and Boost Economic Development
Sept. 19, 2014 Early and Often - Durbin to Oberweis: You're a Walking Tax Inversion
Sept. 18, 2014 Competitive Pay for Health Care Professionals
Sept. 17, 2014 Durbin Applauds Decision to Raise Current Pay Scale at VA Hospitals
Sept. 16, 2014 Equal Pay
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Raising Current Pay Scale for Health Care Professionals
Sept. 10, 2014 Durbin: Workers Should Be Judged on Their Work, Not Their Gender
Sept. 2, 2014 Durbin, Bustos Highlight Potential of Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute
Sept. 1, 2014 KWQC - Elected Officials Celebrate Labor Day By Honoring America's Workers
Aug. 31, 2014 Quincy Herald-Whig - Durbin Discusses Jobs, Minimum Wage, Ferguson and Lock System During Visit to Quincy Church
Aug. 30, 2014 News Tribune - Durbin Checks Out IVCC Technology Center
Aug. 30, 2014 KHQA - Dick Durbin Campaigns in Quincy
Aug. 28, 2014 Durbin Visits McHenry County College to Discuss Closing "Skills Gap"
Aug. 25, 2014 Udall, Durbin Visit Sandia National Laboratories, Discuss Tech Transfer
Aug. 18, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Aircraft Maintenance Company AAR to Build New Facility at Rockford Airport
Aug. 13, 2014 Durbin Announces $3.3 Million in Department of Labor Grants for Illinois Youth
Aug. 13, 2014 89 WLS - Sen. Durbin Uses Governor's Day to Lay into Oberweis
Aug. 13, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Class Warfare at State Fair as Democrats Rally Against GOP
July 31, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans' Affairs - VA Internal Audit
July 30, 2014 Bring Jobs Back Home Act
July 29, 2014 Durbin Meets with Futuregen Alliance CEO Ken Humphreys
July 27, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Dem leaders Urge Minimum Wage Hike, Criticize Rauner, Oberweis
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