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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
May 2, 2017 EDA Awards $600K to Develop Innovative Business Cluster in Providence
April 4, 2017 On Equal Pay Day, Murray, Reed, & Whitehouse Introduce Paycheck Fairness Act of 2017
March 6, 2017 Reed, Whitehouse Vote to Uphold Fair Pay Rules; Republicans Repeal Transparency Protections for Workers
Feb. 9, 2017 Reed Urges Puzder to Withdraw as Nominee for Labor Secretary
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to Federal Regulators - Strengthen Accountability Measures for Executive Pay
Sept. 22, 2016 Letter to Tom Perez and David Weil, Secretary of the Department of Labor and Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division respectively - Requesting Further Investigation into the Working Conditions of Wells Fargo Bank
April 27, 2016 RI to Receive $1.25 Million in Re-Employment Grants
April 25, 2016 Delegation Announces $100,000 to Help Young Ex-Offenders in Providence Find Housing, Work
April 12, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Waterman, U.S. Department of Labor - Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
Feb. 29, 2016 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Extend Overtime Pay to Thousands of Connecticut Workers
Nov. 23, 2015 Workforce Training Partnerships Look to Fill Open Jobs Now
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Sept. 29, 2015 Rhode Island DLT Receives $235,737 Grant for Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program
Sept. 23, 2015 RI Receives Nearly $2.4 Million for Unemployment Improvements
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
Aug. 5, 2015 Reed Seeks to Extend Cost-Effective, Job-Saving Layoff Prevention Act
Aug. 5, 2015 Reed Seeks to Protect Veterans & Prevent Misuse of GI Bill Benefits
Aug. 4, 2015 Rhode Island Selected for President Obama's TechHire Initiative
July 30, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
June 30, 2015 Reed Backs White House Plan to Restore Fairness to Overtime Pay Rules
June 29, 2015 RI to Receive Nearly $2 Million in Workforce Development & Re-Employment Grants
June 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama - Concerns About Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban
June 18, 2015 Rhode Island to Strengthen, Expand Job Training with New Federal Grant
May 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees
May 11, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ban the Box
April 1, 2015 Reed Visits East Providence Senior Living Facility to Cheer Impact of Federal Funding on Local Job Creation
March 31, 2015 Upstate New York Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize National Women's Rights History Project
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Raise the Overtime Threshold for Salaried Workers
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - End to Overtime Rule to Protect Workers
Jan. 15, 2015 Reed Announces $328,000 to Help Save Jobs in RI
Dec. 16, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios
Dec. 3, 2014 As Supreme Court Hears Pregnancy Discrimination Case, Reed Urges Congress to Protect Expecting Mothers
Oct. 10, 2014 The Block Island Times - Sen. Reed on Energy, Wages, Terrorism...
Sept. 28, 2014 Reed: RI Wins New $2.5 Million Grant to Help Support Job-Driven Training Programs
Sept. 24, 2014 Rhode Island Awarded $161K for Study on Expanding Paid Family and Medical Leave
Sept. 15, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 19, 2014 Reed Helps Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Job Corps & A Decade of Service to RI's Youth at Exeter Job Corps
Aug. 18, 2014 Reed, NEA Chairman Jane Chu, & Leading Arts Advocates Tour "Art Works" RI
Aug. 14, 2014 RI Social Service Agencies to Get $680,000 in Federal Funds for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs
Aug. 1, 2014 Sens. Reed & Whitehouse Host Conversation With Minority Business Owners About Job Growth
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 Reed Helps Pass Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
June 25, 2014 RI Receives $3.85 Million to Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-off Workers
May 1, 2014 Reed, Heller Urge House to Vote on Bipartisan Unemployment Insurance Bill
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
March 13, 2014 U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Five Months
Jan. 18, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
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