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

Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 20, 2015 Republicans Launch First Attack on D.C. Home Rule of New Congress
Dec. 5, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Brings First Federal Protection Against Bias to LGBT Americans
Dec. 4, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally for Low-Wage Federal Contract Fast Food Workers, This Morning
Dec. 3, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Applauds Senate Confirmation of New EEOC Commissioner Charlotte Burrows and Second-Term General Counsel P. David Lopez
Oct. 29, 2014 Norton Announces New Bill that Rewards Federal Government Contractors for Fair Labor Practices
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace
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
Oct. 14, 2014 Norton to Open Briefing on Mobilizing Women to Defeat Income Inequality that Burdens Senior Years, Today
Oct. 2, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers to $10.10 Shows Activism Worked
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
Aug. 21, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Says New DOL LGBT Directive is a Major Anti-Discrimination Milestone
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
July 31, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 29, 2014 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act
July 28, 2014 Norton to Introduce Worker Protection Bill at Union Station Press Conference Tomorrow
July 22, 2014 Norton to Break Ground at Old Post Office Building, Welcomes Jobs & New Revenue to D.C.
July 21, 2014 Norton Says Obama's Executive Order Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Contract Workers Follows Executive Precedents
July 15, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings
June 20, 2014 Norton Applauds Obama Administration for Historic Progress on LGBT Rights, Post-Windsor, Calls on Congress to Provide Full Equality
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
June 11, 2014 Norton Applauds Holder Announcement for Retroactive Prison Sentence Reductions Made at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Forum
June 10, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally as Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Highway Trust Fund
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, 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. 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 to Introduce Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Federally Contracted Low-Wage Workers
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 Says Historic Senate Passage of Bill to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Will Increase Pressure for Progress
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
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