Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Help Job Seekers (v. 3)

Join me in assisting unemployed and underemployed workers by cosponsoring H.R. 3280, the Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act. Our bill, at no cost to the government, would direct the Department of Labor, along with the Workforce Investment Boards, to create quality standards for local One-Stop Career Center websites and require these centers offer certain job seeking services virtually.

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Sign Letter Urging Secretary Perez to Consider the Impact of Overtime Rule will have on Human Services

While we understand the need of the July 6, 2015 Department of Labor rule (RIN 1235-AA11) to update the overtime rules, we are concerned about the unintended consequences of the regulation on Medicaid providers. In particular, we urge you to consider the impact of the proposed raised overtime threshold on human services organizations providing intensive community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Help Protect Poultry and Meatpacking Workers (v. 2)

We write to encourage Occupational Safety and Health Administration to continue its increased focus on occupational hazards faced by poultry processing and meatpacking workers. We believe increased inspections will help reduce injuries from the serious health and safety hazards associated with poultry processing and meatpacking jobs, which currently experience high rates of injury and illness.

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