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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Promote Diversity at Federal Land Management Agencies
July 14, 2016 Markey, Wyden, McCaskill: New Report Finds Whistleblowers at Risk at Energy Department Sites
July 12, 2016 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill
June 24, 2016 Markey Joins U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections
May 23, 2016 Letter to Dr. Drew Gilipin Faust, Office of the President, Harvard University - Allow Graduate Assistants to Organize for Collective Bargaining
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
April 22, 2016 Massachusetts, MITRE Launch the Massachusetts Innovation Bridge
April 12, 2016 On Equal Pay Day, Hirono Leads Measure To End Gender Barriers In STEM Careers
April 12, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Waterman, U.S. Department of Labor - Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
Feb. 29, 2016 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Extend Overtime Pay to Thousands of Connecticut Workers
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Richard Harshman, President and CEO of Allegheny Technologies - Lockout of Steelworkers, Come to Table so Workers Can Return to Work
Feb. 2, 2016 Senators Praise Passage of Brownfields Reauthorization Amendment to Senate Energy Bill
Jan. 13, 2016 Senator Markey: "GE: We Bring Good Things to Mass.'
Dec. 10, 2015 New England Senators Call for Federal Funding to Support Conte Refuge and Connecticut River Watershed
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Introduces Major Clean Energy Jobs Package
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Nov. 10, 2015 Veterans Day and Climate Change
Oct. 2, 2015 Senator Markey, Mayor Walsh Announce $3 Million Federal Grant To Support Construction And Hospitality Careers
Sept. 18, 2015 YouthBuild Programs in Dorchester and New Bedford Receive More than $2 Million in Federal Grants
Aug. 6, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
June 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama - Concerns About Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban
May 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees
May 11, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ban the Box
May 1, 2015 Senator Markey Joins Democrats to Raise the Minimum Wage For Workers, Economy
April 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee - Fair Wages for Senate Workers
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Protect Worker Rights
Feb. 26, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Raise the Overtime Threshold for Salaried Workers
Jan. 29, 2015 Markey Hails Wind Energy Lease Sale Off Massachusetts Coast
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - End to Overtime Rule to Protect Workers
Jan. 20, 2015 Senator Markey Statement on State of the Union Address
Dec. 16, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios
Oct. 1, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds New Job-Driven Training Grants for Mass. Community Colleges
Sept. 28, 2014 South Coast Today - Politicos Huddle for Paid Sick Time in Bay State
Sept. 24, 2014 Mass. Delegation Applauds U.S. DOL Grant for Paid Family and Medical Leave Studies
Sept. 12, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT
July 16, 2014 Executive Session
July 9, 2014 Markey Joins Senators In Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health in Wake of Damaging Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Markey on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision: Damaging for Women's Health, Constitutional Rights
June 18, 2014 Markey Joins Harkin and Senate Democrats to Introduce Bill to Restore Overtime Protections for American Workers
April 30, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 30, 2014 Markey: Raising the Minimum Wage Means Security, Opportunity and Dignity for American Workers
April 9, 2014 Markey Blasts Republican Opposition to Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Immigration
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Nov. 4, 2013 Markey: It is Time to Pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
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