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Public Statements

Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Stands with Striking Fast Food Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 31, 2014 Labor Day Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
June 30, 2014 Sanders Statement on Court Ruling on Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
March 18, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Nomination Of Tom Perez To Be Secretary Of Labor Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 4, 2012 American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative and Hilda Solis, Labor Secretary Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2011 Hearing of the Immigration, Refugees and Border Security Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "America's Agricultural Labor Crisis: Enacting a Practical Solution" Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 3, 2011 Release: $3 Million More in Back Pay for Vermont Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 14, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2010 Sanders Applauds Breakthrough for Farm Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2010 Leahy, Gillibrand Offer Bill To Give Dairy Workers Access To Visa Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 3, 2010 Executive Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 20, 2010 Release: Unemployment Benefits Extension Clears Senate Hurdle Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 17, 2010 Comment On The Supreme Court's Decision In New Process Steel v. National Labor Relations Board Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, And The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 29, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Recess Appointments Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 24, 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2010 Leahy To Introduce Bill To Fix Labor Department's Exemption Of Dairy Farms From Visa Program For Seasonal Workers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2010 Executive Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2009 Further Changes To S. Con. Res. 13 Pursuant Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2009 Vermont Workers Win Back Pay Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 30, 2009 Release: Relief For Vermont Contract Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, D.C.
Aug. 8, 2009 Burlington Free Press: Updated Wages At Center Of Vt. Debate Sen. Bernard Sanders Montpelier, VT
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Health, Education, Labor And Pensions Committee - Health Care Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 6, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Learning from the States: Individual State Experiences With Health Care Reform Coverage Initiatives in the Context of National Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 29, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee On Finance Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 22, 2009 Vermont Celebrates Its Leaders In Labor Rights Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer- Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 31, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of The Department of Health and Human Services Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - Veterans Jobs Bills Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2009 Nominating Of Hilda L. Solis, Of California, To Be Secretary Of Labor - Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 12, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 4, 2008 Press Conference with Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Bernard Sanders (I-VT) - Employment Situation Summary, Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2008 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 13, 2008 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 13, 2008 Members of Congress, AFL-CIO, RFK Center Back Petition Drive for Florida Farm Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2008 Letter to Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2008 Hard Labor Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Dec. 3, 2007 United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act ... Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2007 Executive Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2007 Departments of Labor , Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 31, 2007 Labor Day Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Aug. 13, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, Chairman, Committee on Health, Education,Labor, and Pensions and The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking... Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2007 Statement Of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Nomination Of Leslie Southwick To The Fifth Circuit Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 26, 2007 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 19, 2007 Department Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 17, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3043, Departments Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act... Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 25, 2007 Immigration Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 19, 2007 Employee Free Choice Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 24, 2007 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007--Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 22, 2007 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007--Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2007 Senator Bernie Sanders Applauds Department of Labor Decision to Award Federal Benefits to Specialty Filaments Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Jan. 24, 2007 Vermont Delegation Urges Resolution Between COTS Board And Employees Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 7, 2006 Statement by Re. Sanders on Cash Balance Pension Plans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 6, 2006 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2830, Pension Protection Act of 2005 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 29, 2006 Securing America's Borders Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2005 Senate Rural Health Caucus Calling for Retention of Funds for Rural Health Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2005 U.S. Service Industry Jobs Moving Offshore Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 26, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 9, 2005 Withdrawing Approval of the United States from Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 26, 2005 Hearing on S. 852, the FAIR Act of 2005 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2004 Statement By Rep. Bernard Sanders on Cash Balance Amendment Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2004 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 3, 2004 Labor Day Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
July 15, 2004 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2005 (Continued) Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 6, 2004 Class Action Fairness Act of 2004 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 5, 2004 Watson Releases Letter Urging Entertainment Studios to Curb Outsourcing Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2004 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2003 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004-Continued Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 30, 2003 Letter to Labor Secretary Chao Urging Withdrawl of Regulations Eliminating Overtime Pay for Millions of Workers Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
March 6, 2003 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Cloture Vote on the Nomination of Mr. Miguel Estrada Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2003 Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee Hold Joint Hearing on Role of Litigation in Patient Access Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Social Security Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
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