DEADLINE COB WEDNESDAY: On-the-Job Training Act – Become an original cosponsor

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Dear Colleague, I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the On-the-Job Training Act of 2013. On-the-Job Training (OJT) programs are a proven success. Authorized under the Workforce Investment Act, OJT is a model that allows workers to train directly with employers in exchange for guaranteed […]

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Protect Farmworkers

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: Kelsey.Mishkin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Protect Farmworkers Supported by: American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP), California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF), Child Labor Coalition, Earthjustice, Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, First Focus, Hispanic Federation, Human Rights Watch, International Association of Machinists […]

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Join the Congressional Full Employment Caucus

From: The Honorable John Conyers, Jr. Sent By: jenny.perrino@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Join the Congressional Full Employment Caucus Dear Colleague: We are pleased to invite you to join the Congressional Full Employment Caucus. The Caucus will serve as a working group and platform for Members dedicated to identifying solutions to our current unemployment crisis and advocating for legislative […]

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Improve Railway Safety (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Michael H. Michaud Sent By: daniel.walls@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3040 Date: 7/13/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3040, the Safe Freight Act Supported by: SMART Transportation Division (UTU), the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET/IBT), and Transporation Trades Department of AFL-CIO (TTD) Dear Colleague: On July 6, 2013 a runaway train carrying 72 tank cars of crude oil derailed […]

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Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Disabled Veterans Workforce Opportunity Act (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Raul Ruiz Sent By: orfa.torres-jaen@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Employ our Nation’s Veterans Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Disabled Veterans Workforce Opportunity Act Endorsed by the Disabled American Veterans Original Cosponsors: Rep. Takano Dear Colleague, According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012 there were 21.2 million military veterans in the United States. 3.6 million […]

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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING ACT: Become an original cosponsor!

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague, I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the On-the-Job Training Act of 2013. On-the-Job Training (OJT) programs are a proven success. Authorized under the Workforce Investment Act, OJT is a model that allows workers to train directly with employers in […]

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Join Bipartisan Letter to Keep OSHA Off Small Farms

From: The Honorable Adrian Smith Sent By: ansley.mick@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Supported by the American Farm Bureau Federation Current Cosigners: Rep. Smith (R-NE), Rep. Noem (R-SD), Rep. McIntyre (D-NC), Rep. Costa (D-CA), Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), Rep. Huizenga (R-MI), Rep. Jones (R-NC), Rep. Graves (R-MO), Rep. Conaway (R-TX), Rep. Amodei (R-NV), Rep. LaMalfa (R-CA), Rep. Peterson (D-MN), Rep. […]

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Support the GROWTH Act to Extend Federal Unemployment Benefits and Promote Job Growth (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Charles W. Dent Sent By: dennis.petersen@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3885 Date: 7/12/2014 Unemployment extension should be linked to policies that create and save jobs Current cosponsors: Dent, Meadows, Ribble, Kelly, Harris, Fitzpatrick, McKinley Dear Colleague, At a time when many Americans are still struggling to find work in dismal job markets across this country, the […]

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Beware of Corporate Claims that Fast Tracking the TPP Will Create American Jobs

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: lindsey.herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 NAFTA’s Broken Promises: Beware of Corporate Claims that Fast Tracking the TPP Will Create American Jobs Dear Colleague, January 1, 2014 was the North American Free Trade Agreement’s 20th birthday.  In 1993 when NAFTA was being debated, many American corporations promised Congress and the public that they […]

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LAST CALL: No Unemployment Insurance Extension, No Recess

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Urge Leadership to Keep the House in Session until Emergency Federal Unemployment Benefits are Extended Letter supported by: SEIU, UAW, LULAC Deadline: TODAY, Thursday, Jan. 16 10:00am Current signers (113): Peters (MI), Barber, Barrow, Beatty, Beccera, Tim Bishop, Bonamici, Braley, Brownley, Butterfield, Carney, Cartwright, Castor, Castro, Chu, […]

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