Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues. Review the statements by topic »

Comments on Pay Equity Executive Order

Lisa Maatz, AAUW’s Vice President of Government Relations, submitted comments to the Development Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) supporting OFCCP’s proposed rule implementing Executive Order 13665. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 16, 2014

Comments on the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Program

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) program. Read more »

  |     |   November 04, 2014

Comments on the Center for Disease Control’s Assessing School-Centered HIV/STD Prevention Efforts Survey

AAUW submitted comments on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) assessing school-centered HIV/STD prevention efforts survey. Read more »

  |     |   September 25, 2014

Comments supporting the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Innovation Report

AAUW submitted comments on the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) update of the Strategy for American Innovation report. Read more »

  |     |   September 23, 2014

Comments supporting the Employment Certification for Public Service

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Education’s notice of employment certification for public service loan forgiveness. Read more »

  |     |   September 22, 2014

Comments supporting the expansion of the definition of “spouse” as pertaining to the Family and Medical Leave Act

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Labor regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking that will expand Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligibility for same-sex couples. Read more »

  |     |   August 22, 2014

Comments supporting revisions to the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs’ complaint process

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Labor regarding the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) request for information on Complaint Form CC-4. Read more »

  |     |   July 28, 2014

Comments supporting a minimum wage increase for federal contractors

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Labor regarding the establishment of a minimum wage for federal contractors. Read more »

  |     |   July 28, 2014

Comments supporting military same-sex couple child benefits

AAUW submitted comments supporting the Department of Defense’s proposed interim rule regarding military child development programs. Read more »

  |     |   July 15, 2014

Comments supporting changes to immigrant spouse restrictions

AAUW submitted comments to Citizenship and Immigration Services on the proposed rule extending the availability of employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B visa holders… Read more »

  |     |   July 11, 2014