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Labor

April 10, 2014

Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance

Washington, D.C.— Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with Progressive Caucus Members Sen. Bernie Sande…
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March 7, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke Urges Vote on Unemployment Benefits for Veterans

Brooklyn, N.Y. –Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has asked for a vote to extend unemployment insurance based on a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities which deter…
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February 27, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke Supports Increase in Minimum Wage

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on her efforts to secure a vote in the House of Representatives to increase the minimum wage to $1…
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February 25, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke Commends Reopening of MTA Negotiations With LIRR Workers

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement commending the re-opening of negotiations between the Metropolitan Transportation Authori…
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February 20, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke Asks MTA to Negotiate With Transit Workers

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has asked the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to reconsider its insistence on freezing for three years the wages of…
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February 6, 2014

Congresswoman Clarke Calls for the Reinstatement of Unemployment Benefits

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement after Senate Republicans refused to reinstate unemployment insurance for the 1.7 million A…
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