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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reauthorize TAA Before it Expires
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace
Sept. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Stands with Striking Fast Food Workers
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
June 30, 2014 McDermott Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 3, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 McDermott Says, "Give Americans a Raise"
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Jim McNerney, Jr. Chairman, President and CEO The Boeing Company, and Ray Conner President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Washington is the Best Place for the 777X
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 24, 2013 Reintroducing "Justice for Wards Cove Workers Act"
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
June 20, 2012 McDermott and Ways and Means Democratic Members Introduce "Invest In America Now' Act
June 7, 2012 Ensuring Child Care for Working Families Act
March 28, 2012 McDermott Introduces "Justice for Wards Cove Workers Act"
March 1, 2012 McDermott Introduces Misclassification Bill, Protects Workers & Helps Businesses
Dec. 20, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 8, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1633, Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Nov. 3, 2011 Ways and Means Democrats Call for Extension of Federal Unemployment Insurance Through 2012
Oct. 27, 2011 McDermott Statement on Seattle Paid Sick Leave and "The Healthy Families Act"
Oct. 12, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Chairman Camp
April 18, 2011 Levin, McDermott Statements on Panama FTA
Dec. 2, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 18, 2010 Republicans Desert Millions of Unemployed Americans Before the Holidays
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Nov. 17, 2010 Levin, McDermott Introduce Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 13, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 15, 2010 White House Endorses McDermott, Kerry Legislation To Close Tax Loophole That Hurts Workers And Businesses
Sept. 15, 2010 White House Endorses Kerry, McDermott Legislation to Close Tax Loophole That Hurts Workers and Businesses
July 29, 2010 Investing in American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010
July 19, 2010 Extension of Unemployment Benefits
July 19, 2010 Restore the Unemployment Insurace Program
May 25, 2010 Congress Must Pass the Jobs Bill
May 21, 2009 Growing Trees and Jobs for the Pacific Northwest Rep. Jim McDermott Introduces TREE Act
Oct. 14, 2008 Fort Lawton Provision Signed Into Law
Sept. 22, 2008 Rep. McDermott Introduces American Worker Security Resolution
May 2, 2008 McDermott Statement on April Employment Report
April 16, 2008 Ways and Means Passes Extension of Unemployment Benefits
April 15, 2008 Rep. McDermott Leads Legislative Drive to End Misclassification of Workers
Jan. 14, 2008 Rep. McDermott to Introduce UI Benefits Extension Legislation Effort to Strengthen Safety Net for American Workers
Nov. 8, 2007 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
May 8, 2007 "A New Deal For A New Century"
March 29, 2007 Correcting Workplace Injustice In Domestic Partnership Benefits
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