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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
Sept. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Alexander Acosta, Department of Labor - Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety
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
July 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Protect Federal Employee Retirement Benefits
July 19, 2017 Sanders, Conyers, Holmes Norton Announce Youth Jobs Bill
June 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby and the Hon. Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Calling for Robust Funding for National Sea Grant College Program
May 25, 2017 $15 Minimum Wage Introduced with Broad Support in Senate and House
May 18, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott S. Dahl, Inspector General of the Dept. of Labor - Request to Review Delay of Rules Protecting Workers from Lethal Substances, Reversal of Policy Publicizing Workplace Safety Violations
May 11, 2017 Legislative Package Introduced to Encourage Employee-Owned Companies
May 11, 2017 Sanders, Gillibrand, Polis, Delaney, and Pocan Introduce Legislation To Address Income Inequality
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
March 3, 2017 Sanders to March in Mississippi for Workers' Rights
March 3, 2017 Sanders to March in Mississippi for Workers' Rights
March 3, 2017 Letter to Jeffrey H. Wood, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice - Open Criminal Investigation into Federal Contractor VT Halter Marine's Repeated Workplace Deaths and Injuries
Feb. 15, 2017 Sanders Statement on Puzder
Feb. 14, 2017 Brown Leads Statement in Support of Boeing Workers
Feb. 10, 2017 Letter to Andrew Puzder, Nominee for Secretary of Labor - Women and Worker Safety
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to Paul H. Sunu, Chief Executive Officer FairPoint Communications - Call For Reversal of FairPoint Layoffs
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to C. Robert Udell, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer Consolidated Communications Holdings - Call For Reversal of FairPoint Layoffs
Nov. 26, 2016 Sanders Statement on Carrier and Outsourcing
Nov. 23, 2016 Sanders Slams Court Ruling Against Overtime Pay
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
Oct. 20, 2016 Sanders Announces $4.3 million to Vermont Nonprofit to Boost Job Training for Low-Income Seniors
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
Sept. 21, 2016 Letter to Mr. William J. Carr III, CEO/CIO of the National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust - Requesting Information on the Diversity of Asset Managers
Aug. 24, 2016 Sanders Statement on New Rules for Federal Contractors
July 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Promote Diversity at Federal Land Management Agencies
July 12, 2016 Bernie Sanders Formally Endorses Hillary Clinton
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
June 16, 2016 The Political Revolution Continues
May 27, 2016 Sanders Statement on Verizon Settlement
May 18, 2016 Sanders Statement on New Overtime Rule He Fought For
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
May 5, 2016 Bernie Sanders on Poverty in McDowell County, West Virginia
April 29, 2016 United Steelworkers Rally
April 29, 2016 United Steelworkers Rally
April 22, 2016 Sanders Addresses Philadelphia Panel on a Moral Economy
April 21, 2016 Sanders Contrasts with Clinton on Jobs, Trade
April 15, 2016 The Urgency of a Moral Economy: Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Centesimus Annus
April 14, 2016 Sanders Statement on Minimum Wage Protests
April 12, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Waterman, U.S. Department of Labor - Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
April 7, 2016 Sanders Stands with Verizon Workers
April 4, 2016 Sanders Statement on New York and California Minimum Wage Increase
April 1, 2016 Sanders Statement on Puerto Rican Debt Crisis
March 31, 2016 Job-Killing Trade Deals Hurt Pennsylvania Workers
March 31, 2016 Job-Killing Trade Deals Hurt Pennsylvania Workers
March 30, 2016 Sanders Cites Wisconsin Job Losses from Bad Trade Deals
March 30, 2016 Sanders Cites Wisconsin Job Losses from Bad Trade Deals
March 29, 2016 Sanders Statement on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
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