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WSJ: NLRB’s Joint Employer Attack

The partisan National Labor Relations Board this week continued its radical campaign to transform America's workplaces by issuing a decision that redefines what its means to be an employer. Reps. John Kline (R-MN) and Phil Roe (R-TN) noted that the board's decision "set dangerous precedent" that will "threaten the livelihoods of men and women who achieved the dream of owning a small business and will make it even harder for others to pursue the same opportunity." Today, the Wall Street Journal e...

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The NLRB’s Latest Blow to Working Families and Small Businesses

They’ve done it again. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has handed down another misguided decision that will have costly consequences for working families and small businesses. This time, the activist board has redefined what it means to be an employer, blurring the lines of responsibility for decisions affecting the day-to-day operations of hundreds of thousands of businesses across the country. As House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Emplo...

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Kline, Roe Statement on NLRB Joint-Employer Decision

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement today after the National Labor Relations Board released a partisan decision in Browning-Ferris Industries that overturns established labor policy and will disrupt the operations of small businesses across the country: The board has just discarded decades of settled labor policy with far-reaching consequences ...

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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Field Hearings to Examine Bureaucratic Effort to Undermine Franchise Businesses

The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold two field hearings next week to examine efforts by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that would dramatically alter the way franchise businesses operate. Approximately 757,000 franchise businesses currently operate across the country, employing more than eight million workers. Independently owned and managed, these small businesses have encouraged job creation and helped countless indiv...

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