• Federal Judge Halts Partisan Persuader Ploy
    Jun 30, 2016  - WARNING: Content may be troubling for those who support the Department of Labor’s latest assault on the rights of workers and employers. Just months after the Obama administration finalized an extreme and partisan rule that will boost Big Labor at the expense of America’s workers and employers, a fe... More
  • A Change of Course for All Americans
    Jun 14, 2016  - Fewer than one-third of Americans are satisfied with the direction in which the country is moving, and the economy continues to rank as the most important problem we face as a nation. As House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) explained after last month’s troubling job... More
  • Byrne Statement: Markup of H. J. Res. 87
    May 18, 2016  - This resolution is about standing up for the rights of workers and employers. The Obama administration has continually put the interests of union leaders ahead of what’s best for hardworking Americans. It’s disappointing, because working families are struggling in today’s economy, which we recently ... More
  • Kline Statement: Markup of H. J. Res. 87 and H.R. 5003
    May 18, 2016  - Today, the committee will consider two proposals as part of our ongoing efforts to promote responsible solutions to the challenges facing the American people. First, we will consider a resolution to promote fair union elections by blocking the Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule. Over the years, ... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Committee to Review Career and Technical Education, Consider Proposals to Improve Child Nutrition and Block “Persuader” Rule
    May 16, 2016  - Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will meet this week to examine ways to strengthen career and technical education, as well as to consider legislative proposals to improve child nutrition programs and block a new rule that will stifle the rights of workers and employers. ... More
  • The 0.5% Economy
    May 4, 2016  - President Obama spent the past few months taking a victory lap on the economy and trying to convince the American people that the country is on the right track. In fact, the president recently declared the economy is "pretty darn great” and any arguments to the contrary are just “fantasy.” But then ... More
  • Witnesses Warn “Persuader” Rule Harms Workers and Small Business Owners
    Apr 27, 2016  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), held a hearing today to examine the U.S. Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule. Finalized in March 2016, this partisan rule vastly restricts the long-standing “advice” exemption under the Labor-Management ... More