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Al Green's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 9, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Date Title
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Nov. 5, 2015 Congressman Al Green's Statement on the Staff Report on the Federal Financial Regulatory Services Agencies' Workforce Diversity Efforts
Nov. 5, 2015 Rep. Waters, Tri-Caucus Release Staff Report on Federal Financial Services Agencies' Workforce Diversity Efforts
Sept. 17, 2015 House Energy and Commerce Committee Approves Crude Oil Export Ban Repeal
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
July 13, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus
June 4, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Hearing on Bank Qualified Progressional Asset Manager Waviers
May 21, 2015 New Bill Enhances Workplace Safety, Compliance
April 21, 2015 Bipartisan Members Voice Support for 21st Century Energy Workforce
April 15, 2015 Progressive Caucus Hour
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 14, 2015 Congressman Al Green: "In the richest country in the world, we should not have people working full-time and living below the poverty-line."
Jan. 8, 2015 Save the American Workers Act of 2015
Jan. 7, 2015 The Concerns of the Ninth Congressional District of Texas
Oct. 22, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Expressing Concerns Regarding Non-Compete Agreements in the Food Service Business
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Patrick McHenry, Chairman of the House Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee - Calling for a Hearing on NY Fed's Management Practices
July 31, 2014 Congressman Al Green's Original Living American Wage Act Included in Congresswoman Barbara Lee's Pathways Out of Poverty Act
July 22, 2014 Congressman Al Green's Statement on President Obama Signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 30, 2014 Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Approves Congressman Al Green's Four Amendments Regarding Hiring and Promotional Practices at Federal Agencies Under Their Jurisdiction
March 27, 2014 In Honor of Women's History Month
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 21, 2013 Congressman Al Green (TX-09) Hosts Annual Labor Legislative Breakfast with Special Guest Congressman Luis Gutierrez (IL-04)
Oct. 5, 2013 Congressman Al Green Supports Bill to Retroactively Pay Federal Workers After the Resolution of the Government Shutdown
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Rick Perry, Governor of Texas - Civilian Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
Dec. 20, 2011 Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 17, 2011 Hiring Heroes Act
Oct. 4, 2011 Pass the American Jobs Act
March 22, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Housing the Space Shuttle Orbiter
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Sept. 28, 2010 Congressman Al Green Continues to Work Towards Strengthening America's Middle Class and Encouraging the Economic Recovery
July 23, 2010 Congressman Al Green Says Extending Unemployment Benefits Is Crucial Due to the Critical Financial Situation of Millions of Americans
June 25, 2009 Representative Al Green Introduces Legislation To Increase The Minimum Wage
June 4, 2009 Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act Of 2009
June 4, 2009 House Passes Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act And Green Amendment Supporting Low-Income Workers
June 12, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5749, Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
April 22, 2008 Congressman Al Green Statement on Equal Pay Day
Aug. 4, 2007 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2007
Sept. 27, 2006 Letter to Majority Leader Frist, Speaker Hastert, Minority Leader Reid and Minority Leader Pelosi
March 13, 2006 115 House Members Sign Norwood Letter Seeking Airline Pension Help
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