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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Opposition to NLRB’s Activist Agenda Intensifies
    Nov 29, 2011  - Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a vote on the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094). This commonsense legislation is a key component of House Republicans’ efforts to protect American workplaces from the radical agenda of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In ... More
  • ICYMI: The NLRB Putsch
    Nov 25, 2011  - The NLRB Putsch The descent of the National Labor Relations Board from independent referee to a wholly owned AFL-CIO subsidiary is speeding up. Now its two Democratic appointees are attempting to ram through a new rule requiring quickie organizing elections, with barely any notice and little consul... More
  • ICYMI: NLRB biasis a menace to business
    Nov 21, 2011  - By Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) When so many of our fellow citizens are looking for work and America is competing against other countries to land businesses, the National Labor Relations Board continues to pursue an activist, politically motivated agenda thwarting economic recovery and continuing to plac... More
  • ICYMI: Reining in the NLRB is good for workers and job creators
    Nov 10, 2011  - Based on the latest unemployment report, it is clear our economy is growing at an extremely sluggish pace. Employers’ efforts to create new jobs continue to be undermined by threats of higher taxes, more federal spending, and new bureaucratic regulations. In the face of such adversity, it’s no wond... More
  • ICYMI: Kline Discusses President’s Student Loan Plan, House-Passed NLRB Legislation with Wall Street Journal
    Nov 1, 2011  - On Monday, U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) spoke with the Wall Street Journal's James Freeman about President Obama’s controversial student loan plan, as well as the Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act, bipartisan House-passed legislation t... More
  • Fighting Obama's job-killing agenda
    Oct 6, 2011  - Fighting Obama's job-killing agenda By Rep. John Kline In the midst of a national jobs crisis, President Obama continues to insist that the answers to our economic problems are more stimulus spending and higher taxes. Meanwhile, he has turned a blind eye to the job-destroying agenda of his own Nati... More
  • ICYMI: Headlines Highlight House Passage of Bill to Rein in NLRB
    Sep 16, 2011  - On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support legislation to prevent the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from dictating where a private business can and cannot create jobs. The Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act (H.R. 2587) is a key component of th... More
  • House Republicans Work to Rein in NLRB
    Jul 28, 2011  - This week, the House of Representatives is expected to consider H.R. 2587, the Protecting Jobs From Government Inteference Act. This important legislation will prohibit the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from dictating where a private business can and cannot locate employment. Today, Reps. Tr... More
  • The White House vs. Boeing
    Jul 28, 2011  - The White House vs. Boeing The Obama Administration opposes a bill to rein in the NLRB. Editorial Teenagers in the 1960s listened to Beatles records backwards in search of hidden meanings—a trick akin to the task of deciphering President Obama's statements on the battle between Boeing and the Natio... More
  • ICYMI: House Committee Passes Bill to Rein in NLRB
    Jul 22, 2011  - House Committee Passes Bill to Rein in NLRB By Melanie Trottman Republicans on the House workforce committee passed a bill Thursday that would bar the government from dictating where companies can do business – taking direct aim at the National Labor Relations Board’s complaint that Boeing Co. ille... More
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