• Subcommittee Hears from OSHA Stakeholders
    Feb 27, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing on “A More Effective and Collaborative OSHA: A View from Stakeholders.” “No matter the size of the business, the number of workers it employs, or the industry it supports, workplace safety is the r... More
  • Subcommittee Examines MSHA Policies and Priorities for 2018
    Feb 6, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing on “Reviewing the Policies and Priorities of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).” “Mining is not only essential for America’s homes and businesses; it is an essential industry for the... More
  • Opening Statement by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) | Subcommittee Hearing on MSHA Policies and Priorities
    Feb 6, 2018  - Good morning, and welcome to today’s subcommittee hearing. I’d like to thank our witness, David Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, and our members for joining today’s important discussion regarding the policies and priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Saf... More
  • Letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta | Worker Centers
    Jan 18, 2018  - January 18, 20 I 8 The Honorable R. Alexander Acosta Secretary U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution A venue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Dear Secretary Acosta: We are writing to you regarding a longstanding interest of the Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee), namely the proliferati... More
  • Labor Secretary Acosta Testifies Before House Committee
    Nov 15, 2017  - Today, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held an oversight hearing with Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to review the department’s policies and priorities. As Chairwoman Foxx said during her opening remarks: “The Department of Labor is... More
  • Foxx Calls on Department of Labor to Answer for Lack of Safety and Security in Job Corps Program
    Aug 7, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today, sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta requesting additional answers on oversight questions about safety and security lapses within the Job Corps program. “I continue to have concerns abo... More
  • Protecting America’s Students, Workers, Teachers, & Retirement Savers
    May 19, 2017  - Rolling back the regulatory onslaught of the Obama administration has long been a priority for House Republicans. Through the Congressional Review Act, the House and Senate passed — and President Trump signed — 14 resolutions to repeal harmful Obama-era regulations. Members on the House Committee o... More