• The National Labor Relations Board Starting Off on the Right Foot in 2018
    Jan 5, 2018  - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency intended to protect the rights of workers, but over the course of the Obama administration, the NLRB handed down many extreme and partisan rulings that harmed American workers and small businesses. Unions were emboldened, whi... More
  • Foxx Praises NLRB Ruling to Reinstate Previous Joint-Employer Standard
    Dec 14, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s vote to overrule its 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries, and roll back the convoluted joint employer scheme that thr... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Statement on Senate Confirmation of Peter Robb
    Nov 8, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, issued the following joint statement after the Senate voted to confirm Peter Robb as General Counsel of the Nation... More
  • ICYMI: Time to Put Politics Aside and Provide Certainty for Local Businesses
    Nov 7, 2017  - Time to Put Politics Aside and Provide Certainty for Local Businesses By Rep. Bradley Byrne & Rep. Henry Cuellar Republicans and Democrats don’t always agree on how to promote economic growth and opportunity. But the American people are counting on us to find common ground wherever we can. We know ... More
  • House Passes Save Local Business Act
    Nov 7, 2017  - The House of Representatives today passed the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441) to clarify what constitutes a “joint employer” under federal labor law. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, the bill rolls back the National Labor Relations B... More
  • What They’re Saying: Workers and Job Creators Need Joint Employer Reform
    Nov 6, 2017  - Too often, misguided federal policies stand in the way of job creation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth in local communities. That’s why, this week, the House will take an important step toward removing roadblocks to opportunity by debating the Save Local Business Act. The legislation, introdu... More
  • What’s Not Helping Close the Skills Gap: Joint Employer Confusion
    Nov 2, 2017  - With more than six million jobs unfilled, addressing our nation’s skills gap is key to empowering more Americans to succeed in the workforce. That’s why promoting skills-based education — including apprenticeship programs — is a leading priority for Congress and the administration. Unfortunately, on... More