• Roe, Foxx Statement on Partisan NLRB Ruling in Columbia University
    Aug 23, 2016  - Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following joint statement today after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a decision in Columbia University... More
  • "Regulatory Limbo" Under the NLRB
    Aug 9, 2016  - One year ago, bureaucrats at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed a gift to Big Labor that will upend a business model that's paved the way to the American Dream for countless individuals. The NLRB’s partisan decision in Browning-Ferris Industries overturned decades of labor policy, and ... More
  • NLRB: Destroying Opportunity Since 2009
    Jul 14, 2016  - The Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is always finding new ways to make it harder for workers to succeed. In recent years, there have been “ambush” elections and job-destroying micro-unions, diktats to private businesses on where to create jobs, and restrictions on the right to secret bal... More
  • Federal Judge Halts Partisan Persuader Ploy
    Jun 30, 2016  - WARNING: Content may be troubling for those who support the Department of Labor’s latest assault on the rights of workers and employers. Just months after the Obama administration finalized an extreme and partisan rule that will boost Big Labor at the expense of America’s workers and employers, a fe... More
  • Committee Approves Resolution to Protect Rights of Workers and Employers, Block “Persuader” Rule
    May 18, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved a resolution (H. J. Res. 87) under the Congressional Review Act to protect the rights of workers and employers by blocking a new rule by the Department of Labor. Known as the “persuader” rule, the r... More
  • Byrne Statement: Markup of H. J. Res. 87
    May 18, 2016  - This resolution is about standing up for the rights of workers and employers. The Obama administration has continually put the interests of union leaders ahead of what’s best for hardworking Americans. It’s disappointing, because working families are struggling in today’s economy, which we recently ... More
  • Kline Statement: Markup of H. J. Res. 87 and H.R. 5003, "Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016"
    May 18, 2016  - Today, the committee will consider two proposals as part of our ongoing efforts to promote responsible solutions to the challenges facing the American people. First, we will consider a resolution to promote fair union elections by blocking the Department of Labor’s “persuader” rule. Over the years, ... More