Labor & Employment

Congressman Scott Votes to Pass Updated HEROES Act

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and House Democrats voted to pass the updated HEROES Act, addressing urgent COVID-19 public health and economic relief needs that have developed since the House passed an earlier version in May. “Tonight, I voted to deliver critical aid immediately to the American people,” said Rep. Scott. “Challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to…

Congressman Scott Celebrates Labor Day

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement today in recognition of Labor Day:    “On Labor Day, we recognize the social and economic achievements of the American workforce throughout our nation’s history. Although this Labor Day may be far from normal, the ideals of our nation and our workforce remain sound.   “From union laborers to essential…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Legislation to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities for Young African Americans

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Yesterday, Congressman David Scott introduced H.R. 5748, the Jobs, On-the-Job ‘Earn While You Learn’ Training, and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2020. H.R. 5748 encourages the U.S. Department of Labor to work with African American organizations and labor unions to recruit and hire young African Americans in registered apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship programs…

Congressman David Scott Votes to Fund Pay Raise for Military Servicemembers, Strengthen National Security

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following statement in support of S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020: "I am proud to vote in support of the bipartisan FY2020 NDAA Conference bill, which provides $738 billion for the U.S. Department of Defense. Our troops and their families deserve the best compensation, care, and benefits available,…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Supporting Development of Makerspaces at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) was joined by Co-Chair of the Makers Caucus, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), and Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) in introducing H.R. 2518, the Making Advances Kinetic Education, Research, and Skills Act or The MAKERS Act.   The MAKERS Act directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education to…

Congressman David Scott to Host 16th Annual Jobs Fair on April 10th

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Congressman David Scott will host his 16th Annual Jobs Fair  on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at  the  Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Ga.  149 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting to fill 10,517 open positions in aviation, logistics, education, banking, technology, law enforcement, logistics, health care,…

Congressman David Scott Announces Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists

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On Friday, June 1, 2018, the Office of Congressman David Scott will cohost the Georgia Congressional Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists, along with other offices in the Georgia delegation, including: Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator David Perdue, Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Rep. Rob Woodall (GA-7), and Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11). If you are a veteran or reservist looking for…

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Jobs Fair - Friday, April 13

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Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 15th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center.  Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Special opportunities…

Congressman David Scott Anchors Special Order Hour on Janus v. AFSCME

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) anchored a special order hour on the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, a case that threatens the freedom of Americans to join together in strong unions. Joined by 16 Members of Congress standing up for working people across the country, Congressman Scott championed the critical role unions have played in building and protecting the middle class in…

Scott Remarks at House Financial Services Hearing with Federal Reserve Chair

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during the House Financial Services Committee’s Humphrey-Hawkins hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy with the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Janet Yellen: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Rep. Scott:…