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  • Unemployed by ObamaCare
    Aug 22, 2014  - The president’s policies are hurting working families, and a leading culprit is the fatally flawed health care law. In September, Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) will hold a field hearing in Indiana to examine ObamaCare's impact on schools and workplace... More
  • NLRB’s Latest Assault on America’s Workplaces
    Aug 1, 2014  - One has to ask what exactly the Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has against America’s workplaces. In recent years, the NLRB has restricted workers’ access to the secret ballot, advanced a rule that would stifle employer free speech and cripple worker free choice, and tried to dictate whe... More
  • Kline Statement on NLRB Joint Employer Decision
    Jul 29, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin determined McDonald’s Corp. and its franchisees are “joint employers”: This decision is detached from reality. While the board is... More
  • Kline, Roe Applaud Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
    Jun 30, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today issued the following joint statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores: Religious freedom is a fund... More
  • Left Turn: Supreme Court Rebukes President Obama
    Jun 27, 2014  - In a resounding rebuke of President Obama, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision yesterday declaring the president’s 2012 non-recess recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board unconstitutional. In response to the high court’s ruling, Education and the Workforce Committee Chair... More
  • Kline, Roe Respond to Supreme Court’s Noel Canning Decision
    Jun 26, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today issued the following joint statement after the Supreme Court struck down President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments to the National Labo... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on "What Should Workers and Employers Expect Next From the National Labor Relations Board?”
    Jun 24, 2014  - Four years ago, the Obama administration promised the start of “recovery summer.” The American people were told at the time the nation was about to enter a period of strong growth and job creation. We know four years later that simply wasn’t the case. Instead of a robust recovery, the nation continu... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Subcommittee to Examine Key Issues Before the NLRB
    Jun 23, 2014  - On Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold a hearing entitled, “What Should Workers and Employers Expect Next From the National Labor Relations Board?” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayb... More
  • Kline Statement on President’s Student Loan Announcement
    Jun 9, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the president announced new unilateral action on student loans: The challenge a lot of college graduates face in the Obama economy is finding a good paying job. For many, the dream of launchin... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Workforce Protections Subcommittee to Examine Stakeholder Concerns with EEOC Actions
    Jun 9, 2014  - On Tuesday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a hearing entitled, “The Regulatory and Enforcement Actions of EEOC: Examining the Concerns of Stakeholders.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Offi... More
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