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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Committee Announces Hearing to Examine Unprecedented NLRB Recess Appointments
    Jan 25, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today announced a hearing to examine President Obama’s so-called recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The hearing, entitled “The NLRB Recess Appointments: Implications for America’s Workers and Employ... More
  • Kline Responds to State of the Union Address
    Jan 24, 2012  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama’s inauguration was a historic day of hope for America. At the time, I expressed a desire shared by many for Washington t... More
  • What Can We Expect from Obama's New NLRB?
    Jan 11, 2012  - This week, President Obama’s controversial recess appointments took their seats at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). A great deal of legal uncertainty is attached to these appointments and any future action the new board may take. While some question the constitutional implications of these... More
  • House Republicans Investigate President’s Controversial Recess Appointments
    Jan 9, 2012  - Last week, the Obama administration once again put politics ahead of the American people by announcing three recess appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at a time when the U.S. Senate was not actually in recess. As the Wall Street Journal proclaimed: Eager to pick a fight with Con... More
  • Kline Discusses NLRB Recess Appointments on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” Radio Show
    Jan 5, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today appeared on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” radio program to discuss the president’s decision to appoint three new members to the National Labor Relations Board without Senate approval. “The National Labor Relat... More
  • Kline Statement on NLRB's Final Ambush Election Rule
    Dec 21, 2011  - U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) final ambush election rule: “Ignoring the will of Congress and objections raised by countless organizations representing workers and employers, th... More
  • Kline and Roe Renew and Expand Request for Documents Related to NLRB Boeing Complaint
    Dec 16, 2011  - Dear Acting General Counsel Solomon: We write to renew and expand our request for documents and communications relating to your complaint against The Boeing Company (Boeing). While the case has been closed, immediate congressional oversight is necessary to settle a number of unresolved issues regar... More
  • Kline Statement on NLRB Decision to Withdraw Boeing Complaint
    Dec 9, 2011  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board announced it will withdraw its complaint against The Boeing Company: "Today’s decision confirms the NLRB’s action against Boeing was nothing more tha... More
  • ICYMI: House Reaffirms Long-Standing Workforce Protections
    Dec 1, 2011  - On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support legislation to protect employers' free speech and workers' free choice in a union election. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) rolls back the Obama National Labor Relations Board's devastating ambush ele... More
  • Kline Praises House Passage of Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    Nov 30, 2011  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a key component of the House Republican Plan for America's Job Creators. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R.3094), introduced by House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN), will rein in the National Labor Rela... More
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