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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
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Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 29, 2014 Conyers: Full Employment Essential to Closing Widening Racial Wealth Gap
Feb. 26, 2014 Conyers Rallies with House Democrats, Urging Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage
Feb. 21, 2014 Conyers Concerned Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Will Unfairly Harm Workers
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 5, 2014 Conyers, Wilson & Experts Advance Necessity of Full Employment Agenda at Forum, "Employment: A Human Right"
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Sept. 20, 2013 The Congressional Black Caucus - African Americans and the Labor Movement
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 17, 2013 Roll Call - An Answer to Unemployment: A Jobs-for-All Bill
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 23, 2013 Conyers Issues Application Reminder for COPS Hiring Program
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 12, 2013 Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act
March 5, 2013 Conyers: Respect Working Families, Raise the Minimum Wage
Feb. 27, 2013 Reintroduction of the Humphrey Hawkins Full Employment and Training Act
Sept. 26, 2012 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - "Regulation Nation: The Obama Administration's Regulatory Expansion vs. Jobs and Economic Recovery"
July 17, 2012 USPTO Satellite Office Opening Creates Jobs and Sends Message to the Nation that Detroit is a Center for Technological Development and Innovation
Feb. 17, 2012 Conyers Applauds Passage of Payroll Tax Compromise; Calls on Michigan Legislature to Restore State Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 1, 2011 Regulations Do Not Kill Jobs But Save Lives
Aug. 18, 2011 Ranking Members Call on Issa to Withdraw NLRB Subpoena
Aug. 12, 2011 Ranking Members Call on Issa to Withdraw NLRB Subpoena
March 14, 2011 Conyers Introduces the PLAY Act, the "Prevent Lockout of Athletes This Year Act"
March 2, 2011 Conyers Introduces Deficit Neutral Full Employment and Training Bill
Dec. 16, 2010 Conyers: Tax Compromise Tarnishes the Legacy of the Democratic Party
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Nov. 19, 2010 Letter to the Department of Justice
Nov. 18, 2010 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Oct. 22, 2010 Conyers Calls on President to Include Cost of Living Increase for Social Security Recipients in Budget
March 4, 2010 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Nov. 5, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
Sept. 25, 2007 Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2007
Sept. 25, 2007 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight Hearing on the Employment Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
July 31, 2007 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007
March 29, 2007 Conyers Announces Justice Department Deal to Begin Staff Interviews
June 28, 2006 Conyers Cosponsors Legislation to Keep Jobs in America
April 6, 2006 Introducton of "Fairness and Accountability in Reorganizations Act of 2006"
March 31, 2006 Conyers Urges Delphi CEO not to Undermine Collective Bargaining
Feb. 17, 2005 Class Action Fairness Act of 2005
June 25, 2004 Honoring the 40th Anniversary of Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Feb. 12, 2004 Conyers calls for White House Economist's Resignation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs
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