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

Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 6, 2015 Full Employment Caucus Co-Chairs Conyers, Wilson, and Kaptur Applaud DOL's Proposed Rule to Diversify Apprenticeship Programs
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full employment Caucus
Oct. 10, 2015 Reps. Conyers and Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Study How Unemployment Rate Is Calculated
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 17, 2015 Huffington Post: Solving the Climate Crisis Will Strengthen Our Economy
Sept. 10, 2015 Booker, Cummings, Johnson, Issa, Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Give Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment
July 31, 2015 Conyers Announces Reauthorization of Trade Adjustment Assistance for Michigan Workers
July 27, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Mary Jo White, United States SEC Chair - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio
July 21, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Comments on "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice"
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 21, 2015 Rep. John Conyers Joins Over 70 House Democrats In Urging the Administration to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring
May 21, 2015 Scott Joins Over 70 House Democrats Urging President Obama to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring
April 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - President's Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
April 15, 2015 Democratic Ranking Members Oppose GOP Attempts To Undermine D.C. Residents' Civil Rights
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Jobs
Dec. 4, 2014 Conyers Lauds Department of Labor Grant to Implement New Work-Sharing Program in Michigan
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Why Was a Felon Given a Firearm & Hired as a Security Guard?
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
Sept. 16, 2014 Rep. Conyers, Senator Sanders Introduce the Employ Young Americans Now Act
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
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 Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Creating Jobs in Southeast Michigan
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
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs
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
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