• Leadership & Results Part 5: Fighting for the Rights of Workers and Employers
    Dec 5, 2016  - Under the leadership of Chairman John Kline (R-MN), the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has been working hard on behalf of students, small business owners, teachers, and working families. And by improving education, retirement, job training, and more, the committee has delivered impre... 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
  • Federal Judge Reaffirms What We’ve Been Saying All Along
    Oct 31, 2016  - It’s only been a month since the Obama administration finalized a flawed and redundant blacklisting rule. Republicans have repeatedly raised concerns that this executive overreach would strip employers of due process rights and make the current system—which is designed to protect workers—unworkable.... More
  • Kline Statement on Judicial Decision Blocking the Administration’s Blacklisting Rule
    Oct 25, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to a United States District Court preliminary injunction halting implementation of the administration’s “blacklisting” rule involving government contractors: "This... More
  • NLRB Should Do More to Respect Workers, Employers, and Taxpayers
    Oct 6, 2016  - We already knew the partisan bureaucrats at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) have an alarming appetite for pushing a culture of union favoritism and sticking workers and small businesses with the bill. But who knew taxpayers were picking up the tab for the agency’s expensive taste in snacks... More
  • Gerrymandering Graduate Students Under the Obama NLRB
    Sep 1, 2016  - Another day, another union reveals one of its worst-kept secrets. Earlier this week, we highlighted how one union has admitted what is obvious to most honest observers: The administration’s new blacklisting regulations aren’t really about “fair pay and safe workplaces,” but instead about increasing ... More
  • “Unprecedented New Leverage” for Unions
    Aug 30, 2016  - Is it too early to say we told you so? The Obama administration claims its blacklisting rule is about ensuring federal contractors deliver “fair pay and safe workplaces.” But since there has long been a process in place to hold federal contractors accountable, there has always been more than meets t... More