• Committee Approves Three Bills to Restore Fairness and Balance to Labor Policies
    Jun 29, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today approved three bills to restore fairness and balance to federal labor policies by reforming the National Labor Relations Act. Members released the following statements upon passage: “Over the years, the N... More
  • Walberg Statement: Markup of H.R. 2776, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    Jun 29, 2017  - House Republicans have been working hard to remove barriers to job creation, deliver regulatory relief, and help working families and small businesses succeed. Rolling back the National Labor Relations Board’s activist agenda is an important part of that effort. During the Obama administration, the ... More
  • Rokita Statement: Markup of H.R. 986, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
    Jun 29, 2017  - The purpose of H.R. 986 is simple: to protect the sovereignty of tribal governments. This shouldn’t be a Republican versus Democrat issue. The enduring principle of tribal sovereignty is respected and well-established. It has been reaffirmed time and again by Congress. Tribal sovereignty means tribe... More
  • Foxx Statement: Markup of H.R. 986, H.R. 2776, and H.R. 2775
    Jun 29, 2017  - Today, the committee meets to consider the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, and the Employee Privacy Protection Act. Together, these proposals will help restore fairness and balance to federal labor policies by reforming the National Labor Relations Act... More
  • Committee to Mark Up Legislative Proposals to Restore Balance to Federal Labor Policies, Discuss Protecting Student Privacy
    Jun 27, 2017  - On Thursday, June 29, at 11:30 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will mark up legislative proposals to reform the National Labor Relations Act. The markup will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Introduced by R... More
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
    Jun 27, 2017  - BACKGROUND: With its 2004 San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned long-standing precedent and began using a subjective test to determine when and where to assert its jurisdiction over Native American tribes. Prior to this decision, the NLRB ... More
  • Restoring Fairness and Balance to Labor Policies
    Jun 14, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a legislative hearing today on proposals to restore balance to federal labor policies. “Over the last eight years, the board launched an activist agenda aimed at tilting the balance of power toward ... More