The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
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Monitor Weekly - September 22, 2012: Monitor Weekly: Senate Blocks Disability Treaty
Monitor Weekly - September 15, 2012: Monitor Weekly: New Poverty Data; Fight for Voting Rights; Capping Prison Phone Rates
Monitor Weekly - August 24, 2012: Monitor Weekly: A Response to Violence in South Africa; National Voter Registration Day
Monitor Weekly - August 18, 2012: Monitor Weekly: Fisher Case Draws Broad Support from Business, Miltary, Administration
Monitor Weekly - August 5, 2012: Monitor Weekly: Protecting All Against Violence
Monitor Weekly - July 28, 2012: Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 Introduced
Monitor Weekly - July 21, 2012: Protecting Students from Campus Violence
Monitor Weekly - July 14, 2012: Massive Coalition to Fight Buget Cuts to Vital Programs
Monitor Weekly - June 23, 2012: Supreme Court Rules Fair Sentencing Act Applies Retroactively
Monitor Weekly - June 16, 2012: President Halts Deportations of Undocumented Youth
Monitor Weekly - June 9, 2012: Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked in the Senate
Monitor Weekly - May 19, 2012: Voter Empowerment Act Introduced
Monitor Weekly - May 12, 2012: Spotlight on 2012 Humphrey Honoree: Janet Murguía
Monitor Weekly - May 5, 2012: Spotlight on 2012 Humphrey Honoree: Rep. Barney Frank
Monitor Weekly - April 28, 2012: A Critical Tool for Protecting Women
Monitor Weekly - April 21, 2012: “You can’t fix a discriminatory law.”
Monitor Weekly - April 14, 2012: Join the Fight against Racial Profiling
Monitor Weekly - March 31, 2012: Groups File Supreme Court Brief Opposing Arizona's S.B. 1070
Monitor Weekly - March 24, 2012: Mourning a “Warrior for Justice”;
Monitor Weekly - March 17, 2012: A Deal on Judges; H.B. 56 Protest in South Korea