• Card Check by Another Name
    Oct 9, 2015  - Not too long ago, Democratic presidential candidates were wooing Big Labor by voicing support for the anti-worker card check scheme. Now, Sen. Bernie Sanders has taken that union boss courtship a step further by introducing card check as a legislative proposal named the Workplace Democracy Act. It’s... More
  • What’s Missing from the Conversation
    Oct 7, 2015  - The White House is hosting a summit to “start the conversation” on amplifying workers’ voices. It’s an interesting idea for an administration that’s been largely tone deaf to the challenges facing working families. Anyone who has been listening knows that the president’s failed policies are hurting ... More
  • NLRB Causes Big Problems for Small Businesses
    Oct 2, 2015  - Small business owners traveled to Capitol Hill this week to speak out against the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) latest assault on job creators and to urge policymakers to rally behind a legislative solution. Introduced by leaders in the House and Senate, the Protecting Local Business Oppor... More
  • Congressional Leaders to Join Small Business Owners Under NLRB Assault
    Sep 29, 2015  - On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-MN), and House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) will stand with small business own... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on "H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act”
    Sep 29, 2015  - I’m disappointed yet another misguided move by the partisan National Labor Relations Board has brought us here, but I’m not surprised. As chairman of this subcommittee, I have presided over numerous hearings focused on the NLRB’s threats to American workers and job creators. From ambush elections an... More
  • *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Subcommittee to Review Legislation to Roll Back Harmful Joint Employer Decision
    Sep 25, 2015  - OnTuesday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold a legislative hearing on H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act. The hearing will take place in room 2261 of the Rayburn House Office Build... More
  • NLRB Builds a Barrier for Women, Minority Small Business Owners
    Sep 23, 2015  - By redefining what it means to be an employer, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will wreak havoc on working families and small business owners across the country. But just who exactly will be on the losing end of the NLRB’s latest Big Labor ploy? For starters, franchise businesses will be h... More