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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

  • Kline Statement on NLRB Decision to Withdraw Boeing Complaint
    Dec 9, 2011  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board announced it will withdraw its complaint against The Boeing Company: "Today’s decision confirms the NLRB’s action against Boeing was nothing more tha... More
  • Republicans Continue Efforts to Improve Workforce Training
    Dec 8, 2011  - Today, members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce introduced two additional proposals to reform the nation’s workforce investment system. The federal government currently administers at least 47 separate job training and employment programs, representing an annual taxpayer investm... More
  • H.R. 3610, the Streamlining Workforce Development Programs Act
    Dec 8, 2011  - THE PROBLEM: The nation's workforce development system, authorized under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, is a confusing maze of programs. A 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report identified 47 separate federal job training programs costing taxpayers $18 billion annually. Mos... More
  • H.R. 3611, the Local Job Opportunities and Business Success (JOBS) Act
    Dec 8, 2011  - THE PROBLEM: Access to effective job training opportunities and employment services is critical to building a more competitive workforce. Unfortunately, the nation’s workforce investment system is failing to meet the needs of today’s workers and employers. Federal requirements have left local workf... More
  • Kline Statement on Upper Big Branch Report
    Dec 6, 2011  - U.S. House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released its final report on the 2010 Upper Big Branch mining disaster: “Today’s report by the Mine Safety and Health Administration documents the reckless disregard for cri... More
  • Kline Welcomes MSHA’s Decision to Launch New Mine Safety Conference Process
    Dec 2, 2011  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement today after the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced it would implement a conference process to help reduce the backlog of contested mine safety violations: “The decision t... More
  • Kline Statement on November Jobs Report
    Dec 2, 2011  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released employment data for November: "The fact that thousands of Americans will have a new job this holiday season offers some comfort, but not nearly enough ... More
  • ICYMI: House Reaffirms Long-Standing Workforce Protections
    Dec 1, 2011  - On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support legislation to protect employers' free speech and workers' free choice in a union election. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) rolls back the Obama National Labor Relations Board's devastating ambush ele... More
  • Kline Praises House Passage of Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    Nov 30, 2011  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a key component of the House Republican Plan for America's Job Creators. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R.3094), introduced by House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN), will rein in the National Labor Rela... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Bold Solutions to Help Reduce College Costs
    Nov 30, 2011  - Today, the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing entitled, “Keeping College within Reach: Discussing Ways Institutions Can Streamline Costs and Reduce Tuition.” Over the last decade, college costs have risen dramatically. In the... More
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