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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Minority Leader, Minority Policy Committee Chair
Date Title
Feb. 6, 2018 Letter to the Hon. R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Tip Proposal Would Steal Billions from Workers
Feb. 5, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Withdraw Harmful Proposed Tip Rule
Dec. 13, 2017 Joined by Retirees, Congressional Democrats Call for Passage of Proposal to Ensure 1.5 Million Retired Workers Across Country Keep Their Earned Pensions
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "Are you a server? A new Trump proposal would allow employers to require you to share tips & opens the door for employers to keep tips for themselves. #TipTheft"
Nov. 22, 2017 Schumer Pushes Plan To Restore Pension To Thousands Of Central New York Families Who Worked Their Whole Lives & Are Losing Long-promised Pension Payments Through No Fault Of Their Own; New Legislation Could Pull Pension Plan Out Of Financial Trouble To Avoid Further Benefit Cuts In Years To Come
Nov. 2, 2017 Letter to Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Feinstein, Colleagues Urge Sessions to Protect Transgender Workers from Discrimination
Oct. 25, 2017 With the School Year in Full Swing, Schumer Will Call on House of Reps to Immediately Pass Bipartisan Bill That Will Allow After School Programs & Children Orgs to Gain Full Access to FBI Sex Offender Background Checks on New Employees & Volunteers; Senator Says We Must Keep Our Children Safe
Sept. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Neomi Rao, Administrator of the Office of Management and Budget and the Hon. Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Congress Members Slam President Trump's Attack on Equal Pay for Equal Work
June 30, 2017 Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer Announce Agreement Between Kraft-Heinz and Upstate Niagara that will Save at Least 150 At-Risk Jobs at Campbell Facility and Spur Investment in the Southern Tier
June 2, 2017 Letter to Ms. Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO of Mondelez International - Pressing Mondelez International to Stop Shifting Production from the U.S. to Mexico
May 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John M. Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Maintain Revision of Employment Form to Improve Wage Data, Address Pay Gap
Feb. 9, 2017 Schumer Statement on IUE-CWA Tentative Agreement With Momentive
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Jan. 6, 2017 Letter to Assistant Secretary Darcy and Commander Caldwell - It's time for Amy's Kitchen to start cooking in Orange County!
Dec. 2, 2016 Sens. Warren, Schumer, Murray, Brown, and Franken Release Joint Statement on DOL Appeal of Overtime-Pay Rule Injunction
Nov. 15, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce, Following Their Push, Feds Have Approved Critical Funds Needed For Launch NY In Buffalo, Which Is Already Positively Impacting Upstate Job Growth - Fed Funds Will Provide Resources For Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs To Grow, Expand & Create Jobs
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 23, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $2 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training Program Provided To NYCHA Residents
Sept. 13, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $661,000 In Federal Funding For Three Long Island Fire Departments
July 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Promote Diversity at Federal Land Management Agencies
July 12, 2016 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill
July 12, 2016 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill
July 11, 2016 With Looming Fear of Significant Job Loss, Due to Bank Merger, Senator Schumer & Rep. Higgins Announce Major Agreement with Keybank to Help Save At-Risk Jobs and Dramatically Reduce Job Loss in the Region; Agreement will Also Pave the Way for Growth in Up
July 6, 2016 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Menendez Leads Call for Swift Action to Protect Workers' Rights in Colombia
May 13, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Blocked Senate Amendment to Move DFAS Jobs
March 21, 2016 March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Schumer Pushes Legislation That Gives Individuals With Disabilities the Option to Live at Home or in the Community & Receive Long-Term Services
Feb. 12, 2016 Schumer, Higgins Announce, Following Their Push, Tonawanda Will Receive $160,000 In Fed Funding To Develop Long-Term Economic Plan For The Town
Feb. 11, 2016 Gillibrand, Schumer, Cuomo Secure Dept. Of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance for Alcoa Workers Who Lost Their Jobs as a Result of Unfair Trade
Dec. 9, 2015 Schumer Launches A Major Push To Restore Expired Fed Incentives For Businesses To Hire Unemployed Veterans In Upstate NY; Senator Says This Vital Tax Credit -- Which Is Included In Major Tax Bill & Could Be Voted On This Week -- Is A Proven Success In Helping Upstate Businesses Hire More Veterans
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Nov. 13, 2015 Schumer: Cummins Sees Jamestown Operation as One of its Very Best Assets
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Nov. 11, 2015 Schumer Vows to Fight Tooth & Nail to Protect Rome Labs And DFAS
Nov. 11, 2015 Schumer: Kraft-Heinz and NY Investment in Lowville Will Be A Massive Shot In The Arm For Lewis County
Nov. 6, 2015 Schumer: Congress Must Reauthorize & Fully Fund Upstate's Primary Source Of Conservation And Recreation Funding
Nov. 5, 2015 Statements From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo & U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on the Alcoa Negotiations
Nov. 4, 2015 State and Kraft-Heinz Commit to Invest Up to $50 Million for Upstate Factory Upgrades
Nov. 3, 2015 Sen. Schumer's Statement on Alcoa Announcement
Nov. 2, 2015 Schumer: I Will Watch This Situation Like A Hawk & Continue to Do Whatever I Can To Protect WNY Jobs
Oct. 7, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Land and Water Conservation Fund
Sept. 29, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce $3 Million in Fed Funding for Job Training Programs at Schenectady County Community College & Across the Capitol Region
Sept. 10, 2015 Senate Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Border Jobs for Veterans Act
Aug. 26, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins & Collins Announce More Than $300k In Fed Transportation Funding For Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Aug. 6, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages
July 27, 2015 Governor Cuomo and Vice President Biden Announce New York State to Lead Prestigious National Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
June 29, 2015 Schumer: Farmers Could Experience Economic Peril & Average Price Of Vegetables Could Rise, Unless Orelans County Farmers Get Much Needed Workers To Tend Crops; Schortage Of Workers Puts Farmers & Consumers In Jeopardy; Senator Urges Feds To Immediately Fix Backlog Of Workers Caused By June 9th Computer Glitch
April 30, 2015 Schumer, In Personal Call With EDA Regional Admin, Urges Feds To Approve $617,000 For Launch NY In Buffalo, Which Is Already Positively Impacting Upstate Job Growth -- Fed Funds, Coupled With Matching Grants, Would Provide $1.3M In Funding For Resources For Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs To Grow, Expand, & Create Jobs
April 29, 2015 Schumer Calls For $2.5 Million In Federal Funds For Brooklyn Navy Yard's Building 77 Expansion Project; Building 77 Project Will Provide More Space To house An Additional 3,000 Jobs
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