• House Overturns OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Mar 1, 2017  - The House today passed a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Pro... More
  • Foxx Statement: Consideration of H. J. Res 83
    Mar 1, 2017  - I rise today in support of this resolution because it will reverse an unlawful power grab and restore responsible worker health and safety policies. Article one of the Constitution is clear. It is the members of this body — the legislative branch — who write the law. Why? Because we are closest to t... More
  • OSHA’s Volks Rule: “An Extreme Abuse of Authority”
    Mar 1, 2017  - Worker safety has long been a national priority. But, finalized in the waning days of the Obama administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “Volks” rule does nothing to advance this priority. Rather than improve enforcement of existing safety standards or collaborate ... More
  • Overturning OSHA's Unlawful Power Grab
    Feb 21, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Protecting America’s workers from injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the workplace is an important national priority. That’s why Republicans have repeatedly called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to collaborate with employers, independent safety experts, a... More
  • Byrne Moves to Overturn OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Feb 21, 2017  - Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, today introduced a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. The resolu... More
  • Don't Just Take Our Word For It
    Feb 2, 2017  - All workers deserve strong protections, and for decades, a system has been in place to ensure employers conducting business with the federal government are held to high standards. Unfortunately, rather than ensuring this system works efficiently, the Obama administration concocted a harmful regulato... More
  • A Surprising Admission From an Unlikely Source
    Nov 3, 2016  - Well, this is very interesting. A federal judge recently blocked enforcement of the Obama administration’s fatally flawed blacklisting rule. At the time, Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee, said: The administration has spent significant time and taxpayer re... More