• House, Senate Leaders Move to Stop NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Feb 9, 2015  - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Rep. John Kline (R-MN), Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) today began an effort to stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from implementing its “ambush election”... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond To NLRB Ambush Election Rule
    Dec 12, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chair Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented a new rule speeding up the union election process: Af... More
  • Committee Seeks Information from NLRB General Counsel on Joint-Employer Standard
    Sep 17, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe have asked National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin to provide documents and information concerning his effort to rewrite the... More
  • Witnesses Warn: NLRB Assault on Franchise Businesses Will Destroy Jobs
    Sep 9, 2014  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing to examine efforts by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to rewrite the existing standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. During the... More
  • Kline, Roe Respond to Supreme Court’s Noel Canning Decision
    Jun 26, 2014  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today issued the following joint statement after the Supreme Court struck down President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments to the National Labo... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** TOMORROW: Subcommittee to Examine Key Issues Before the NLRB
    Jun 23, 2014  - On Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), will hold a hearing entitled, “What Should Workers and Employers Expect Next From the National Labor Relations Board?” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayb... More
  • Committee Examines Troubling Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes
    May 8, 2014  - The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Big Labor on College Campuses: Examining the Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes.” During the hearing, members listened as a higher education administrator, athletic director, ... More