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Bill Foster's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 11, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2017 Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions - Pallone and Cicilline Lead Letter Urging Attorney General Sessions to Uphold LGBT Worker Protections
July 17, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Federal Funding for Apprenticeship Initiatives
April 24, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Dec. 21, 2016 Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader-elect Schumer, Speaker Ryan, and House Democratic Leader Pelosi - Economic Opportunities in Manufacturing Communities
July 22, 2016 Press Release: Foster Tours IKEA, Urges Action to Raise Minimum Wage
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prohibit LGBT Discrimination in Government Contracting
May 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Bruce Rauner, Governor of Illinois and the Hon. John J. Cullerton, Michael J. Madigan, Christine Radogno, and Jim Durkin, Legislative Leaders - Prevent Clinton Nuclear Plant Closure
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
March 22, 2016 Foster Views Impact of Manufacturing Careers Internship Program
Feb. 12, 2016 Illinois Fire Fighters Endorse Foster
April 22, 2015 Right-to-Work-Zones
Feb. 18, 2015 Foster Calls on Rauner to End Divisive Tactics, Stand with Middle Class
Dec. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reauthorize TAA Before it Expires
Dec. 3, 2014 Foster Votes For Tax Relief for Working Families and Businesses
Nov. 6, 2014 We Did It!
Oct. 8, 2014 The Aurora Beacon-News - Durbin, Foster, Weisner Push for Minimum Wage Hike
Sept. 22, 2014 Foster, Aurora Manufacturer Discuss Exports At White House Roundtable
June 25, 2014 Foster Fights To Protect American Jobs, Reauthorize U.S. Export-Import Bank
June 18, 2014 30th Anniversary of Loaves and Fishes
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 26, 2014 Foster Calls On Congress To Raise The Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Reviving American Manufacturing
Nov. 7, 2013 Foster Applauds Senate Vote on Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Calls For House To Take Action
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 3, 2013 Rep. Foster Announces Funding For Joliet Junior College Veterans Training Program
June 14, 2013 Foster Marks 50th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act
May 8, 2013 Rep. Foster Votes Against "More Work, Less Pay" Bill
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 10, 2013 Foster Joins Democratic Colleagues to Unveil New "Make It In America" Legislative Priorities, Highlights Fab Lab Legislation
April 9, 2013 Rep. Foster Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls On Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act
March 20, 2013 The National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013
March 20, 2013 Rep. Foster Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Advanced Manufacturing in America, Invest in Next Generation of Entrepreneurs and Innovators
March 12, 2013 Rep. Foster Joins Bipartisan Effort to Train Workers for 21st Century Jobs
Jan. 29, 2013 Rep. Foster Marks 4th Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Sept. 4, 2012 Bill Foster Statement on Lilly Ledbetter's Speech at the Democratic National Convention
Sept. 3, 2012 Bill Foster Statement on Labor Day
Aug. 26, 2012 Bill Foster Statement on Women's Equality Day
June 6, 2012 Foster: Common Sense is Lost on Congress When Equal Work Doesn't Mean Equal Pay
June 1, 2012 Flashback Friday: 2009: Congresswoman Biggert Voted Against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
April 11, 2012 Flashback Friday 2007: Congresswoman Biggert Voted Against Workers' Rights & A Strong Middle Class
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Creating Jobs
March 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Recess Appointments
July 9, 2008 Foster, Hare Announce Investment Award
June 11, 2008 Foster Addresses Growing Unemployment
Dec. 5, 2007 Working Families of AFSCME Endorse Foster
Issue Position: Economy
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