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Neil Abercrombie on Jobs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

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Daniel Akaka on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Colleen Hanabusa on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Mazie Hirono on Jobs
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Daniel Inouye on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill allowing an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Linda Lingle on Jobs
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • OpEd:Did nothing to save jobs when Aloha Airlines went under. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce international trade access, for short-term jobs. (Mar 2012)
Eddie Pirkowski on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Schatz on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Avoid economic stratification; it caused the 1954 revolution. (Oct 2005)

House:


Tulsi Gabbard on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Colleen Hanabusa on Jobs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Jobs
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • OpEd:Did nothing to save jobs when Aloha Airlines went under. (Oct 2012)
  • Enforce international trade access, for short-term jobs. (Mar 2012)
Mazie Hirono on Jobs
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Ben Cayetano on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Jobs
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 86% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Cam Cavasso on Jobs
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neil Abercrombie on Jobs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Ed Case on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 86% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Charles Djou on Jobs
Republican (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patsy Mink on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Cynthia Thielen on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Ranked at 29% support by Hawaii State AFL-CIO. (Sep 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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