Stand With TMobile Workers

From: The Honorable Mark Pocan Sent By: Sydney.Terry@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2014 Dear Colleague, Your staff may have recently attended a briefing, held by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), entitled “T-Mobile US: A Systematic Abuse of Workers Rights in America.” The panel was an opportunity for Congressional Staff to hear stories directly from T-Mobile workers whose legal […]

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Urge Administration to Prioritize Human Rights in U.S.-Vietnam Relations

From: The Honorable Frank R. Wolf Sent By: elise-phuong.ho@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Dear Colleague: I invite you to co-sign a letter to President Obama expressing serious concern regarding Vietnam’s record of human rights and labor rights.  Congress should not support Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement with Vietnam until the Vietnamese government demonstrates tangible improvements in its human rights […]

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Help Protect the Health and Safety of Boxers

From: The Honorable Peter T. King Sent By: ryan.woodward@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 CREATE A NATIONAL BOXING COMMISSION Protect the Health and Safety of Boxers Dear Colleague: In an effort to strengthen federal boxing laws, I will be introducing the Professional Boxing Amendments Act of 2013. The Professional Boxing Amendments Act establishes a federal regulatory entity, the United States […]

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Urge Administration to Prioritize Human Rights in U.S.-Vietnam Relations

From: The Honorable Frank R. Wolf Sent By: elise-phuong.ho@mail.house.gov Date: 7/21/2014 Dear Colleague: I invite you to co-sign a letter to President Obama expressing serious concern regarding Vietnam’s record of human rights and labor rights.  Congress should not support Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement with Vietnam until the Vietnamese government demonstrates tangible improvements in its human rights […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 5098: Ensuring Medicaid and Medicare Access to Providers Act

From: The Honorable Steve Daines Sent By: brad.kehr@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5098 Date: 7/21/2014 Supported by: National Association for Home Care & Hospice, National Council on Medicaid Home Care, American Network of Community Options and Resources, and National Council on Independent Living Dear Colleague, I urge you to join me in protecting access to critical health care […]

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CLOSING NOW: Help Fight Slavery

From: The Honorable Randy K. Weber, Sr. Sent By: Chara@mail.house.gov Date: 7/18/2014 Call on Secretary Kerry to Select Countries for the Child Protection Compact Current Co-Signers: Weber, Bera, Camp, Capuano, Coble, Cooper, Cuellar, Cummings, Delaney, Doyle, Farr, Gibson, Griffin, Hanabusa, Honda, Huizenga, Hultgren, Jackson Lee, Jolly, Keating, King (NY), Lamborn, Langevin, Lee, Loebsack, Lowenthal, Lynch, Marchant, McCaul, […]

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Briefing on the Challenges Facing Women Workers in the Retail Sector

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: komaki.foster@mail.house.gov Date: 7/18/2014 Democratic Women’s Working Group Briefing: Challenges Facing Women Workers in the Retail Sector Tuesday, July 29 at 4 PM in 2456 Rayburn Dear Colleague: Please join us for an informative briefing on the challenges facing women workers in the retail sector. The briefing will be […]

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PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/18/2014 PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act Deadline for Original Cosponsors EXTENDED: COB Friday, July 25th   Dear Colleague: Between the 1940s and 1970s labor unions helped build a middle class in the United States. Unions helped enact progressive legislation from the Civil Rights Act […]

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Support the Open Government Technology Work To More Business Act

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: tanner.daniel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/17/2014 Endorsed by: San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association Dear Colleague, I invite you to become an original cosponsor a bill that would streamline the registration process for federal contracts at the Small Business […]

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