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

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
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
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
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
Oct. 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Do Companies Teach Federal Contractors How to Evade Davis-Bacon Act?
Sept. 27, 2013 Senators Warren, Markey, and Reps. Tsongas, McGovern Applaud Mt. Wachusett Community College for Securing Major Advanced Manufacturing Training Grant
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Sept. 24, 2013 Sens. Markey, Warren Announce Nearly $12 Million Federal Grant to Reduce Juvenile Recidivism in Massachusetts
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 12, 2013 Markey: Republicans Attacking Middle Class Families with Anti-Union, Anti-Worker Bill
Feb. 15, 2013 Markey Urges OMB to Issue Long-Awaited Rule to Protect Workers from Harmful Dust
Oct. 18, 2012 Markey, Miller Press Labor Dept. on Risky Pension Investments
Oct. 3, 2012 Markey Challenges 47 House Republicans Who Won't Worry About Wind Jobs
Sept. 20, 2012 Markey Statement on Republican Political Attack on Welfare
June 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4480, Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Oct. 12, 2011 Markey, Tsongas, Welch Lead Bipartisan Effort to Preserve Proven Small Business Job Creation Tool
Sept. 13, 2011 Markey: Job-Cutting Oil Companies Should Foot Bill for Jobs Bill
Sept. 9, 2011 September Newsletter: Jobs for Massachusetts
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Doc Hastings Chairman House Natural Resources Committee
Sept. 8, 2011 Profits and Pink Slips: New Report Details How Big Oil is Cutting Jobs, Not Creating Them
Sept. 8, 2011 Markey: Jobs are Priority
Sept. 8, 2011 Profits and Pink Slips: Report Details How Big Oil is Cutting Jobs, Not Creating Them
Feb. 24, 2011 Markey Statement in Support of Midwest Public Workers
Nov. 18, 2010 Markey Votes to Extend Benefits to Out-Of-Work Americans
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
March 10, 2009 Kennedy, Kerry and Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Announce $125 Million in Funding For Massachusetts Priorities
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