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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Highlights Need for Greater Workplace Flexibility
    Apr 25, 2013  - Earlier today, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) spoke on the House floor about how the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 (H.R. 1406) will help Americans better balance family and work. During his remarks, Chairman Kline highlighted the challenges many dad... More
  • House Passes Bill in Response to Ongoing NLRB Legal Crisis
    Apr 12, 2013  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120). Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), chair of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, the legislation requires the National Labor Relations Board (NLR... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline and Roe Urge Colleagues to Support H.R. 1120
    Apr 12, 2013  - Right now, the House is considering the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120). The legislation responds to the ongoing legal chaos surrounding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the wake of President Obama's 2012 non-recess recess appointments by requ... More
  • Kline, Roe Statement on NLRB Nominations
    Apr 9, 2013  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) today released the following statement after President Obama announced three nominations for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): ... More
  • Committee Approves Legislative Response to Ongoing NLRB Legal Crisis
    Mar 20, 2013  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today approved legislation requiring the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to cease all activity requiring a three member quorum until the legal crisis surrounding the board is appropriately resolved. Introduc... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Mark Up the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act
    Mar 18, 2013  - On Wednesday, March 20 at 10:00 a.m., the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), will mark up the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120). The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Buildin... More
  • Committee Members Introduce Bill to Prevent Future NLRB Legal Uncertainty
    Mar 13, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans, led by Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), today introduced the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120). The legislation responds to the ongoing legal chaos surrou... More
  • House Republican Leaders Urge President Obama to Fix a Broken National Labor Relations Board
    Feb 13, 2013  - House Republicans leaders today urged President Obama to work with the U.S. Senate to confirm four qualified individuals to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The letter is in response to a unanimous decision by a federal appeals court that ruled President Obama’s controversial recess appoin... More
  • Kline: Unconstitutional NLRB Appointment Scheme Creates Uncertainty for All Americans
    Feb 13, 2013  - The House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions today held a hearing to examine the future of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the wake the recent Noel Canning vs. NLRB case. During today’s hearing, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) ... More
  • ICYMI: Obama's tactics taint labor board
    Feb 11, 2013  - By Rep. John Kline A Feb. 4 column by Harold Meyerson ("How a GOP minority stole your rights") was long on rhetoric and short on key details that would have helped readers better understand a crisis facing our nation. While Meyerson's concerns about "nullified safeguards for average Americans" are ... More
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