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  • 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
  • ***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
  • 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
  • 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
  • ***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
  • Kline Statement on the National Labor Relations Board
    Jul 31, 2013  - House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed five nominees to serve on the National Labor Relations Board: For years employers and workers have struggled with a National Labor Relations Board determined to advance... More
  • Kline Statement on NLRB Nominations
    Jul 16, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the White House announced President Obama would withdraw the nominations of Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to serve on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): I welcome the president’s de... More
  • Republican Committee Leaders Investigate Davis-Bacon Expansion
    Jul 11, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO), and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) today sent a letter to the Department of Labor requesting documents and communications concerning its rec... More
  • Hearing Examines Reforms to Protect Secret Ballot and Prevent Job-Destroying Micro-Unions
    Jun 26, 2013  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing to examine reforms to improve the National Labor Relations Act. During the hearing, members discussed legislative proposals to protect workers’ access to secret ballot union elections a... More
  • Kline, Roe Welcome SCOTUS Review of Unprecedented NLRB Recess Appointments
    Jun 24, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court decided to review a case challenging the constitutionality of Presiden... More