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Roe Statement: Hearing on "Expanding Joint Employer Status: What Does it Mean for Workers and Job Creators?"
Sep 9, 2014 -
Each day more than eight million Americans go to work at our nation’s 757,000 franchise businesses. The franchise model has encouraged entrepreneurship, the growth of small businesses, and job creation. Countless men and women invest their tears, sweat, and savings to realize the dream of owning the...
Kline Statement: Hearing on Reviving Our Economy: Supporting a 21st Century Workforce
Mar 20, 2014 -
This committee has convened numerous hearings in Washington to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the nation’s classrooms and workplaces. Whenever possible, we like to bring the voices of everyday Americans to the Capitol to learn their ideas on how to move our country forward. But it’s...
Salmon Statement: Hearing on Reviving Our Economy: Supporting a 21st Century Workforce
Mar 20, 2014 -
Here in Arizona, we not only enjoy fantastic winter weather, but also great traditions of educational opportunities and a pro-growth business environment. In fact, today we will hear from some of our great educational institutions on the innovative ways they are working to deliver education to our s...
Heck Statement: "Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce"
Mar 18, 2014 -
I recently visited Southwest Career and Technical Academy here in Nevada's Third District and met with students, teachers, and administrators to learn about the school and the courses they offer. I also got the chance to hear firsthand from students about their experiences with career and technical ...
Walberg Statement: Hearing on "H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act"
Apr 11, 2013 -
Today we will discuss H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013. This important legislation would allow private-sector employees to choose paid time off or ‘comp time’ as compensation for working overtime hours. For nearly 30 years, public-sector workers have been able to earn comp tim...
Walberg Statement: Field Hearing on “Reviving our Economy: The Role of Higher Education in Job Growth and Development”
Apr 9, 2013 -
Chairwoman Foxx, I appreciate your time this morning to travel from North Carolina to be here with us. I would like to thank all of the staff here at Monroe County Community College for the time it took them to prepare for this hearing and allowing us to use their facilities. To our witnesses, I wou...
Foxx Statement: Field Hearing on "Reviving our Economy: The Role of Higher Education in Job Growth and Development"
Apr 9, 2013 -
Good morning, and welcome to the first field hearing of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the 113th Congress. It is good to be here in Michigan’s 7th District with my esteemed colleague Representative Walberg. Thank you all for joining us. I’d like to extend a special th...