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  • Committee Leaders Urge NLRB to Extend Comment Period for Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 26, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) asking the board to extend the public comment period for the controversial ambush election prop... More
  • Committee Examines NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 5, 2014  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule.” During the hearing, members discussed how a proposed rule by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) w... More
  • Kline Statement: "Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule”
    Mar 5, 2014  - For many of my colleagues, this hearing might evoke a sense of déjà vu. Not too long ago we debated a nearly identical ambush election rule proposed by the National Labor Relations Board that would stifle employers’ free speech and cripple workers’ free choice. In 2011 the House passed with bipartis... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Committee to Examine NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Mar 4, 2014  - On Wednesday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will hold a hearing entitled, “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Bu... More
  • Holding the NLRB Accountable for its Ambush Election Rule
    Feb 10, 2014  - The Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is once again advancing a radical ambush union election rule. The regulatory proposal would dramatically alter long-standing policies governing union elections, and ultimately stifle employer free speech and cripple worker free choice. First proposed i... More
  • Kline, Roe Respond to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule
    Feb 5, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following statements after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released an “ambush election” rule that significantly alters uni... More
  • ICYMI: Obama's Constitutional Education
    Jan 14, 2014  - President Obama treats limits on executive power like college students treat the 21-year drinking age, and judging from oral arguments Monday the Supreme Court may respond by limiting his driving privileges. The vote may even be 9-0 that a President can't tell Congress when it is in recess so he ca... More
  • Kline Urges Senate to Reject Griffin Nomination
    Oct 29, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) released the following statement urging the Senate to reject the nomination of Richard Griffin as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board: The Senate should unanimously reject the nomination of Richard Griffin for g... More
  • Roe Statement, Hearing on "The Future of Union Organizing"
    Sep 19, 2013  - This morning we will broadly examine the future of union organizing. It’s no secret the number of workers electing to join a union has declined sharply in recent decades. Since 1983 the share of all workers belonging to a union has dropped from roughly 20 percent to less than 12 percent. Today fewer... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee Announces Hearings to Examine Innovative Higher Education Partnerships, Union Organizing, and Career and Technical Education Programs
    Sep 16, 2013  - This week the House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold three subcommittee hearings. Each hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. On Wednesday, September 18th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training will hold a hearing... More
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