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2012-06-13 06:24:04

SEIU International Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) to Speak at Rally HOUSTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, organizations from around Houston are expected to stage a "Poverty Line District March" - through the city's exclusive, high-rent Sky Line district- led by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) International Secretary-Treasurer and longtime immigrant-rights leader, Eliseo Medina and including Congresswoman Sheila...

2012-04-25 06:24:09

Senator Daniel Akaka, Rep. Ruben Hinojosa and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Honored WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) in collaboration and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the CBC Health Braintrust, convened elite opinion leaders, Members of Congress and senior industry representatives to discuss challenges and solutions to healthcare disparities -- the poor quality of health of minority populations compared with the...

2011-01-26 14:28:00

On a Call to Action To Expand Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities in Flu Vaccinations WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) will join the National Medical Association (NMA) and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) in Houston, Texas, Monday, January 31st to kick off a series of Invitational Leadership Forums to be held across the country to support the "Protecting All From Flu" campaign. The forum will be held at...

2010-02-22 13:10:00

Jackson Lee, Union presidents, TSA workers to speak at event WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of supporters from various labor unions will gather February 23 to show support for a beleaguered TSA workforce, for full collective bargaining rights at the agency, and for the work being done by the union for TSA employees--the American Federation of Government Employees. Rally speakers will include AFGE National President John Gage, U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee...

2010-02-18 10:32:00

Jackson Lee, Union presidents, TSA workers to speak at event WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of supporters from various labor unions will gather February 23 to show support for a beleaguered TSA workforce, for full collective bargaining rights at the agency, and for the work being done by the union for TSA employees--the American Federation of Government Employees. Rally speakers will include AFGE National President John Gage, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, AFL-CIO...

2009-04-03 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), and Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee Chairwoman Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) today introduced legislation that would grant Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) the same workplace protections that other federal employees enjoy. The Transportation Security Workforce Enhancement Act, H.R. 1881, would allow more than...