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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Labor Unions

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent Minority Caucus Chair for Outreach
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for President
Date Title
May 21, 2019 Letter to Secretary Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Brown, Sanders, Murray Lead 20 Senators In Urging Labor Dept To Withdraw Proposed Rule That Would Deny Millions Of Workers Overtime Pay They Have Earned
May 15, 2019 Letter to Ed Bastian, CEO Delta Air Lines, Inc. - Sanders Leads Senate Effort Urging Delta Airlines to Respect Union Organizing Rights
Aug. 29, 2018 Letter to Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President, and CEO of the Boeing Company - Senators Urge Boeing to Respect Workers' Rights to Unionize, Begin Collective Bargaining
June 27, 2018 Sanders Statement on Janus v. AFSCME Decision
June 26, 2018 Letter to Robert A. Iger, Chief Executive Officer for the Walt Disney Company - Sanders to Disney: Stop Paying Workers Starvation Wages
May 9, 2018 Gillibrand, Sanders, Pocan Introduce Legislation To Protect And Strengthen Workers' Rights
March 3, 2017 Sanders to March in Mississippi for Workers' Rights
Feb. 14, 2017 Brown Leads Statement in Support of Boeing Workers
Aug. 24, 2016 Sanders Statement on New Rules for Federal Contractors
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
May 27, 2016 Sanders Statement on Verizon Settlement
April 29, 2016 United Steelworkers Rally
April 7, 2016 Sanders Stands with Verizon Workers
March 31, 2016 Job-Killing Trade Deals Hurt Pennsylvania Workers
March 30, 2016 Sanders Cites Wisconsin Job Losses from Bad Trade Deals
March 29, 2016 Sanders Statement on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
March 24, 2016 International Longshore and Warehouse Union Endorses Sanders
March 10, 2016 UNITE HERE Locals in California Endorse Sanders
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Combating Climate Change to Save the Planet
Nov. 16, 2015 Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific Unanimously Endorses Sanders
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Nov. 12, 2015 Postal Workers Union Backs Bernie
Oct. 31, 2015 Labor Backs Bernie in New Hampshire
Oct. 13, 2015 National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorses Bernie for President
Oct. 9, 2015 Issue Position: Income and Wealth Inequality
Oct. 6, 2015 Statement by Sen. Bernard Sanders on Workplace Democracy Act
Oct. 3, 2015 Sanders Statement on Grassroots Backing by Teachers, Trade Unionists
Sept. 22, 2015 Sanders Joins Striking Capitol Workers
Sept. 14, 2015 Sanders Statement on Trade Unions
Sept. 10, 2015 Sanders Asks Treasury To Protect 10 Million Union Retirees
Sept. 9, 2015 Sanders Labor Call Tonight
Sept. 7, 2015 Sanders Addresses New Hampshire AFL-CIO on Labor Day
Aug. 18, 2015 Remarks at the AFL-CIO Conference
Aug. 10, 2015 Remarks at National Nurses United Endorsement
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
July 3, 2015 Labor Backing for Bernie Builds, CWA Past President Endorses Sanders
June 13, 2015 Sanders Wins South Carolina Labor Backing
Feb. 19, 2015 Sanders Statement on FairPoint Settlement
Jan. 29, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - End to Overtime Rule to Protect Workers
Jan. 22, 2015 Letter to Mark Pearce, National Labor Relations Board Chair - Stand Strong Against Efforts to Undermine Important Rule Aimed at Improving Union Representation Process
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: A Living Wage
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Growing the Trade Union Movement
Dec. 18, 2014 Sanders "Deeply Disappointed' in FairPoint
Dec. 16, 2014 Letter to Paul Sunu, CEO of FairPoint Communications - FairPoint Strike
Dec. 2, 2014 Nomination of Robert S. Adler to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Oct. 31, 2014 The Week in Review
Oct. 28, 2014 Sanders, Labor Leaders Call on FairPoint to Return to Bargaining Table
Sept. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Stands with Striking Fast Food Workers
Aug. 31, 2014 Labor Day
June 30, 2014 Sanders Statement on Court Ruling on Workers
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