• Committee Renews Demand for Information on OSHA Joint Employer Proposal
    Oct 26, 2016  - As part of a year-long oversight investigation, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) today sent a letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez calling on the Department of Labor (DOL) to comply with repeat... 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
  • Committee Renews Demand for Information on OSHA Joint Employer Proposal
    Oct 25, 2016  - Dear Secretary Perez: Pursuant to Rule X of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) commenced on October 13, 2015, an oversight inquiry into the development of an “investigatory tool” by the Department of Labor (Department) to determine whether em... 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
  • Kline, Walberg Respond to New DOL and EEOC Rules
    Sep 29, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, released the following joint statement after the Department of Labor finalized new rules affecting federal contractors and the E... More
  • Kline Statement on Education Department’s Termination of ACICS Recognition
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s decision to terminate federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): The department ... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Government Watchdog Report on OFCCP Enforcement Efforts
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, issued the following joint statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report concerning the Departmen... More