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Nov. 20, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Hearing on the Nomination of Lauren McFerran to Serve as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Harkin Statement Regarding Efforts to Ensure A Fully Functioning National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 HELP Committee Approves NLRB Nominee Sharon Block Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 Harkin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Harris v. Quinn Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Harkin Statement on Supreme Court Decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
March 13, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Immediately Rescind Rule Giving Unions a Carveout from Obamacare Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2014 Harkin Statement In Support of NLRB Proposed Rule to Modernize and Improve Union Election Process Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - No Union Carveouts from Obamacare Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - Obamacare Carve-Out for Unions Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
July 30, 2013 Harkin Statement on Confirmation of Five Nominees to the NLRB Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Chairman Harkin Statement on Senate HELP Committee Approval of Two National Labor Relations Board Nominees Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Executive Session Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Executive Session Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Executive Session Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Nomination of Thomas Edward Perez to be Secretary of Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 16, 2013 Harkin Statement on the National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 11, 2013 Harkin Statement on NLRB, Labor Secretary Nominations Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Building a Foundation of Fairness: 75 Years of the Minimum Wage Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 24, 2013 Harkin Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Review Appeals Court Ruling on Recess Appointments Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 26, 2013 King Reintroduces the Truth in Employment Act Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
April 25, 2013 End Forced Union Dues in America Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
March 5, 2013 King: Congress's Job to Pass the National Right to Work Act Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
March 5, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Labor and Health Care Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2012 Collective Bargaining Rights Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013 Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
May 2, 2012 Harkin Calls for Resignation of NLRB Board Member Flynn Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 24, 2012 NLRB Election Rules Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 24, 2012 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of the Rule Submitted by the NLRB Relating to Representation Election Procedures -- Motion to Proceed Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 23, 2012 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of the Rule Submitted by the NLRB Relating to Representation Election Procedures -- Motion to Proceed Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 19, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - "Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA's Standard-Setting Process and the Impact on Worker Safety" Sen. Thomas Harkin Unknown
April 13, 2012 The Washington Times - EnziI: Halting union attack on employee privacy Sen. Thomas Harkin Unknown
April 2, 2012 Letter to National Labor Relations Board Member Terence Flynn Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
March 14, 2012 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Funding for the Department of Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
March 8, 2012 Latham Legislation Protects the Tradition of Family Farms from their Own Government Rep. Thomas Latham Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2012 Agriculture Child Labor Regulations Re-proposed Sen. Charles Grassley Unknown
Jan. 26, 2012 Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Increase the Debt Limit Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2011 Harkin Praises NLRB's Efforts to Modernize Election Rules Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2011 Oren Original Co-Sponsor of Legislation to Protect Family Farm Tradition Rep. Thomas Latham Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2011 FY12 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Conference Repor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative and Hilda Solis, Labor Secretary Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2011 American Exceptionalism Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2011 Boeing Contract Extension Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2011 Colombia Free Trade Agreement Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2011 Interim Reports Shows Headway Made in Reducing Child Labor on Tenth Anniversary of Harkin-Engel Protocol Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - American's Agricultural Labor Crisis: Enacting a Practical Solution Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama Rep. Bruce Braley Unknown
Oct. 3, 2011 Harkin Applauds Labor Department Continued Oversight Of Global Child Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2011 Statement of Chairman Tom Harkin At the Labor, Health and Human Services And Education Appropriations Subcommittee Markup Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2011 Hearing of the Labor-Health and Human Services, Education Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Aug. 30, 2011 Harkin Praises Labor Board's Decisions in Favor of American Workers Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2011 LATHAM REPORT: Yet Another Labor Day When Americans Are Rightfully Asking Where the Jobs Are Rep. Thomas Latham Unknown
July 28, 2011 The FAA Reauthorization Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington DC
July 27, 2011 Statement by Senator Tom Harkin Hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education Fiscal Year 2012 Budget for the Education Department Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington DC
July 14, 2011 Statement of Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington DC
July 8, 2011 Loebsack Statement on Department of Labor's June Jobs Report Rep. David Loebsack Washington, DC
June 23, 2011 Hearing of the US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - The State of America's Middle Class Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington DC
June 22, 2011 New NRLB Rules Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington DC
June 21, 2011 Harkin Praises NLRB's Proposed Voting Rules Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 15, 2011 World Day Against Child Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 7, 2011 At the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Hearing "Drowning in Debt: Financial Outcomes of Students at For-Profit Colleges" Sen. Thomas Harkin Unknown
May 27, 2011 Harkin: Expanded Product List Will Continue Fight to Eradicate Child Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 12, 2011 Statement of Chairman Harkin at the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Hearing: "The Endangered Middle Class: Is the American Dream Slipping Out of Reach for American Families?" Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Statement of Chairman Harkin at the Hearing of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related Agencies to Review the Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request for the National Institutes of Health Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 10, 2011 Harkin Responds to GOP Attacks on Nonpartisan National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 5, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - First, Do No Harm: Improving Health Quality and Patient Safety Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 4, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education and Related Agencies - Review of the Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request for the Department of Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
May 4, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriatinos Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related Agencies - Statement of Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 12, 2011 Harkin: Americans with Disabilities Leaving Labor Force at Alarming Rate Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 4, 2011 Harkin, Engel: Final Report Shows That Work Must Continue to Eradicate Child Labor in the Cocoa Supply Chain Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
April 1, 2011 Populist Caucus Chair Braley Condemns Union Busting Provision in FAA Reauthorization Rep. Bruce Braley Washington, DC
March 9, 2011 Harkin Statement on Wisconsin Senate Vote Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, D.C.
Feb. 24, 2011 Letter to Lester Heltzer, Executive Secretary of the National Labor Relations Board Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2011 Statement of Chairman Harkin at the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Field Hearing on "Preserving America's Economic Security" Sen. Thomas Harkin Unknown
Feb. 5, 2011 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Field Hearing on Preserving America's Economic Security Sen. Thomas Harkin Cedar Falls, IA
Oct. 7, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee - "The Wobbly Stool: Retirement (In)Security In America" Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee - "The Federal Investment in For-Profit Education: Are Students Succeeding?" Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2010 Heairng of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies - "Defending Against Public Health Threats" Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2010 Creating American Jobs And Ending Offshoring Act Of 2010--Motion To Proceed Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2010 Grassley Works To Stop Squandering Of Tax Dollars For Green Jobs Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2010 Congressional Disapproval Of The Rule Submitted By The National Mediation Board Relating To Representation Election Procedures--Motion To Proceed Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2010 A Significant Day for America Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing - Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2010 Sen. Harkin, Rep. Engel and DOL Secretary Solis Take Next Step in the Fight to End the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the West African Cocoa Sector Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
Sept. 3, 2010 King: DOJ's Arpaio Lawsuit Is A Blatant Political Move Rep. Steve King Unknown
Aug. 31, 2010 National Emergency Grant to Iowa from Department of Labor Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Aug. 30, 2010 National Emergency Grant to Iowa from Department of Labor Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2010 Grassley, Feingold Introduce Legislation to Focus Farm Payments on Small and Medium-Sized Farmers Sen. Charles Grassley Washington, DC
July 28, 2010 Information about the Labor Department's Extended Benefits Program and Iowa's Eligibility Sen. Charles Grassley Unknown
July 27, 2010 Statement of Chairman Tom Harkin at the Appropriations Subcommittee Markup of the FY 2011 Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill Sen. Thomas Harkin Unknown
July 20, 2010 Harkin: DOL List an Important Tool in the Fight Against Child Labor Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
July 14, 2010 Harkin Calls for Action to Combat Worst Forms of Child Labor in Tobacco Fields in Kazakhstan Sen. Thomas Harkin Washington, DC
June 23, 2010 Broken Promises Rep. Steve King Washington, DC
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