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July 15, 2015 Cummings, House Democrats Raise Concerns About NDAA Provisions That Negatively Affect Federal Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2015 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Sections of the National Defense Authorization Act Could Negatively Effect DOD Civilian Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2015 Norton, First Woman to Chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to Speak at 50th Anniversary Celebration, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Paved the Way for Today's Historic Same-Sex Marriage Decision, ENDA Should Be Next Priority Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Norton Wants Department of Labor to Investigate Denial of Restroom Access to Bus Drivers Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 11, 2015 The Introduction of the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
May 7, 2015 To Commemorate Public Service Recognition Week, Norton Announces She Will Introduce Resolution to Honor Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 13 Republicans Vote with Democrats; Norton Gears Up for Appropriations Fight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Cummings Condemns Republican Vote toUndermine Reproductive Rights in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Norton to Speak at Rally Where Low-Wage Senate Contract Workers Are Striking for a Living Wage, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Introduction of the Fair Pay Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Norton Commemorates Equal Pay Day by Introducing Bill to Protect Women from Wage Discrimination in Gender-Based Jobs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Equal Employment Opportunity Programs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Norton Gearing Up for Defense in the House of D.C.'s Anti-Bias Bills Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Norton Calls on House Republicans to Be Consistent, Apply New Budget's Principles to D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Beyer--Wittman Bill Protects DHS Employees' Pay from Shutdown Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act To Provide 6 Weeks Of Paid Leave Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 House Democrats introduce Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 20, 2015 Republicans Launch First Attack on D.C. Home Rule of New Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Brings First Federal Protection Against Bias to LGBT Americans Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally for Low-Wage Federal Contract Fast Food Workers, This Morning Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Supports Striking Fast Food Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Applauds Senate Confirmation of New EEOC Commissioner Charlotte Burrows and Second-Term General Counsel P. David Lopez Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Norton Announces New Bill that Rewards Federal Government Contractors for Fair Labor Practices Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 14, 2014 Norton to Open Briefing on Mobilizing Women to Defeat Income Inequality that Burdens Senior Years, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers to $10.10 Shows Activism Worked Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Says New DOL LGBT Directive is a Major Anti-Discrimination Milestone Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 28, 2014 Norton to Introduce Worker Protection Bill at Union Station Press Conference Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 Norton to Break Ground at Old Post Office Building, Welcomes Jobs & New Revenue to D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Norton Says Obama's Executive Order Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Contract Workers Follows Executive Precedents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 20, 2014 Norton Applauds Obama Administration for Historic Progress on LGBT Rights, Post-Windsor, Calls on Congress to Provide Full Equality Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2014 Norton Applauds Holder Announcement for Retroactive Prison Sentence Reductions Made at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Forum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally as Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Highway Trust Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2014 Norton Seeks Answers from ICE and DOL Following Worker Intimidation Complaints Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Bipartisan Briefing on her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, Monday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Promoting National Service and Reducing Unemployment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2014 Norton Requests Hearing on Her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2013 Support Grows for Norton Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, with Bipartisan Senate Introduction Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Calls on President to Act on Yesterday's Speech in Ward 8 by beginning Fair Wages in Federal Contracts Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton Says Historic Senate Passage of Bill to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Will Increase Pressure for Progress Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Nov. 7, 2013 OPM Implements Norton's Bill to Give D.C. Residents Who are Federal Employees Equal Treatment Under the Hatch Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton to Introduce Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Federally Contracted Low-Wage Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to General Manager Hawkins Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2013 Norton Says Historic Vote to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Overdue Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Norton and Davis Announce First Black Men and Boys Congressional Caucus Event Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at CPC Press Conference on Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facilities Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 24, 2013 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Sees a Reprieve in Today's Affirmative Action Ruling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 23, 2013 Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facility Make a Powerful Statement with Help from Norton and other Members of Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 21, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Workers' Wages Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 17, 2013 Blog: An Award that Keeps Me Trying to Earn It Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 8, 2013 Norton Pledges Effort Against Low Wages Facilitated by the Federal Government at Press Conference Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2013 Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 12, 2013 Women's Pay Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2012 Norton Releases New Hiring Statistics Ahead of Roundtable Hearing Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2012 Norton to Offer Amendment for Funds to Help OPM Reduce Federal Pension Backlog Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 18, 2012 Extension of Payroll Tax Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2011 Norton Thanks Issa for Pulling D.C. Bill After Call from Brown Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2011 Introduction of the Economic Growth and Reducing Unemployment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2011 The Introduction of the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act of 2011 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2011 Norton Says Retroactive House Repeal of a Basic Right of Workers Shows Shocking Abuse of Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2011 Blog: President's Speech on Jobs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill Seeking Back Pay for Furloughed FAA Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 20, 2011 Norton Urges EEOC to Pursue Alternative Approaches in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Brought by Female Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 14, 2011 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2011 Norton Says Eight D.C. Residents Arrested Wednesday in Support of Budget Autonomy Show Sustainability in D.C. Rights Movement Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2011 Norton to Lead a "Speak Up' for Federal Employees During Hour Special Order Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill to Hold Congress More Accountable to Its Own Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2011 Norton Anchors Special Thirty-Minute Session on Home-Rule Tonight After Votes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2010 Norton Disgusted That Congress Went Home For Thanksgiving Leaving Thousands of D.C. Residents without Unemployment Benefits Extended Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2010 Norton Gets Answers from AOC on CVC Employee Grievances Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2010 Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee - "The Congressional Workplace: Safety Concerns and Future Plans" Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2010 Introduction of Federal Employee Disability Insurance Act of 2010 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2010 Norton Bill Provides Major New Insurance Benefit for Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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