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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Kline Questions OSHA on Inspections of Hotels
    Jul 27, 2011  - Dear Secretary Michaels: Recent media reports describe a series of hotel inspections undertaken by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in what appears to be an aggressive corporate campaign by UNITE HERE. These multiple, redundant inspections are exceptionally troubling in ligh... More
  • Kline and Walberg Letter to GAO Requesting Review of OSHA
    Jul 8, 2011  - Dear Mr. Dodaro, On Thursday, June 16, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections examined the successes and challenges of state workforce safety programs. Members learned during the hearing that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently increased its scrutiny of state sa... More
  • Committee Leaders Request GAO Review of FECA Reform Proposals
    Jul 8, 2011  - Dear Mr. Dodaro: On May 12, 2011, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing entitled, "Reviewing Workers' Compensation for Federal Employees." At the hearing, the Acting Director of the Office of Worker's Compensation Programs (OW... More
  • Letter to MSHA on Respirable Coal Dust
    Jun 6, 2011  - Dear Assistant Secretary Main: We strongly support and share the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) commitment to the elimination of black lung disease. In furthering that goal, it is important any proposed regulations issued by MSHA are based on sound science and require the minimal ne... More
  • Roe and Walberg Letter to Labor Secretary Solis
    Mar 23, 2011  - The Honorable Hilda L. Solis Secretary of Labor U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20210 Dear Secretary Solis: On January 26, 2011, the Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing entitled “State of the American Workforce,” during which several witnesses... More
  • Kline Letter to Mine Safety and Health Administration
    Mar 7, 2011  - Dear Assistant Secretary Main: Thank you for your recent testimony before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. Our members recognize the importance of improving mine safety; accordingly, we made this topic the focus of one of the earliest oversight hearings undertaken by the Committee on Educa... More
  • Dear Colleague: H.R. 6495: Legislating Without All the Facts
    Dec 8, 2010  - Dear Colleague: Today the House will consider under suspension of the rules H.R. 6495, the Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010. Mine safety is an important and complex issue that has historically been addressed on a bipartisan basis. Unfortunately, H.R. 6495 is a flawed bill that is be... More
  • Kline Letter to Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
    Jul 1, 2010  - Dear Assistant Secretary Main: I was troubled to learn of an Alert Memorandum recently submitted to you by Department of Labor Assistant Inspector General Elliot P. Lewis regarding the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (“MSHA”) failure to fully enforce the Pattern of Violation (“POV”) provisi... More
  • Kline Letter to Department of Labor Acting Inspector General
    Jun 30, 2010  - Dear Mr. Petrole: Thank you for providing a briefing to my staff regarding the June 23, 2010 Alert Memorandum issued by your office to Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main. The Alert Memorandum raises serious concerns regarding the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (“... More
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