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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 28, 2014 Norton Seeks Answers from ICE and DOL Following Worker Intimidation Complaints
April 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Bipartisan Briefing on her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, Monday
April 23, 2014 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Says Tuesday's Supreme Court Decision Threatens Affirmative Action in Employment and Areas Across the Board
April 7, 2014 After 50 Years at Forefront of Fight for Equal Pay, Norton Celebrates Obama's Breakthrough Equal Pay Executive Actions on Equal Pay Day, Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation to Bring Equal Pay Act into 21st Century
March 31, 2014 Norton Says Today's Supreme Court Action Puts Burden on Congress to Pass her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, 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. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Promoting National Service and Reducing Unemployment Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Norton Says President's Executive Order Raising the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Gives Congress a Challenge that Must Not Be Relaxed
Jan. 9, 2014 Norton Requests Hearing on Her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers
Dec. 13, 2013 Support Grows for Norton Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, with Bipartisan Senate Introduction
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Calls on President to Act on Yesterday's Speech in Ward 8 by beginning Fair Wages in Federal Contracts
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton Says Historic Senate Passage of Bill to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Will Increase Pressure for Progress
Nov. 7, 2013 OPM Implements Norton's Bill to Give D.C. Residents Who are Federal Employees Equal Treatment Under the Hatch Act
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton to Introduce Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Federally Contracted Low-Wage Workers
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to General Manager Hawkins
Nov. 4, 2013 Norton Says Historic Vote to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Overdue
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
July 18, 2013 Norton and Davis Announce First Black Men and Boys Congressional Caucus Event
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at CPC Press Conference on Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facilities
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 24, 2013 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Sees a Reprieve in Today's Affirmative Action Ruling
May 23, 2013 Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facility Make a Powerful Statement with Help from Norton and other Members of Congress
May 21, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Federal Workers' Wages
May 17, 2013 Blog: An Award that Keeps Me Trying to Earn It
May 8, 2013 Norton Pledges Effort Against Low Wages Facilitated by the Federal Government at Press Conference Today
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 15, 2013 Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013
April 12, 2013 Women's Pay
Sept. 10, 2012 Norton Releases New Hiring Statistics Ahead of Roundtable Hearing Tuesday
Feb. 7, 2012 Norton to Offer Amendment for Funds to Help OPM Reduce Federal Pension Backlog
Jan. 18, 2012 Extension of Payroll Tax
Nov. 1, 2011 Norton Thanks Issa for Pulling D.C. Bill After Call from Brown
Sept. 23, 2011 Introduction of the Economic Growth and Reducing Unemployment Act
Sept. 15, 2011 The Introduction of the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act of 2011
Sept. 15, 2011 Norton Says Retroactive House Repeal of a Basic Right of Workers Shows Shocking Abuse of Laws
Sept. 10, 2011 Blog: President's Speech on Jobs
Aug. 31, 2011 Norton Releases First Year Figures on D.C. Residents and Payroll Hours Worked at DHS Construction Site, and Reports One-Third of Workers at Site Live in D.C.
Aug. 5, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill Seeking Back Pay for Furloughed FAA Workers
June 20, 2011 Norton Urges EEOC to Pursue Alternative Approaches in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Brought by Female Employees
June 14, 2011 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day
May 12, 2011 Norton Says Eight D.C. Residents Arrested Wednesday in Support of Budget Autonomy Show Sustainability in D.C. Rights Movement
April 26, 2011 Norton Announces Latest Ward 8 DHS Results on Jobs and D.C. Small Business Contracts During Her Access to Capital Small Business Fair
March 10, 2011 Norton to Lead a "Speak Up' for Federal Employees During Hour Special Order Today
Feb. 17, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill to Hold Congress More Accountable to Its Own Employees
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