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  • Committee Approves Bill to Stop NLRB Attack on Small Businesses
    Oct 28, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act. The legislation will protect small businesses and the workers they employ by rolling back the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent de... More
  • 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
  • History Repeats Itself at the NLRB
    Sep 18, 2015  - The Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has a long history of benefiting Big Labor at the expense of working families and small business owners. They also have a bad habit of dismissing legitimate concerns while advancing their activist agenda. History repeated itself yet again in a partisan... More
  • Kline, Roe Statement on NLRB Joint-Employer Decision
    Aug 27, 2015  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement today after the National Labor Relations Board released a partisan decision in Browning-Ferris Industries that... More
  • Lather, Rinse, Repeat
    Aug 5, 2015  - Here we go again. A presidential election is on the horizon, and Democrats are on the campaign trail touting Big Labor’s prized card check scheme. That was reportedly one topic former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and labor leaders discussed at a private meeting last week. According to the left... More
  • NLRB Stalls Misguided Attempt to Weaken Right to Work
    Jul 9, 2015  - Under the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has a track record of undermining the rights of both employees and job creators while advancing the interests of Big Labor. Given its pervasive culture of union favoritism, the board surprised many this week when it hit “pause... More
  • Roe Statement: Hearing on H.R. 511, Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
    Jun 16, 2015  - Upholding Native American rights of self-determination has long been a priority. As far back as the 1830s, when the governmental authority of tribes was first challenged, our courts have held that “tribes possess a nationhood status and retain inherent powers of self-government.” For decades, policy... More
  • Next Week: Hearings to Examine Child Nutrition, Tribal Sovereignty, and Fiduciary Regulation
    Jun 12, 2015  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a number of hearings during the week of June 15, 2015, to discuss important issues facing classrooms and workplaces. Hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. On Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m., the full commi... More
  • ICYMI: Hearing Reveals Consequences of NLRB Attack on Right to Work
    Jun 5, 2015  - It’s no secret that the Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is determined to advance a culture of union favoritism – regardless of the cost to hardworking Americans. House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) noted earlier this week: The president’s appointees at ... More