• 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
  • Joint Employer Scheme Threatens Job Creation and Entrepreneurship
    Jul 12, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing today to examine the growing threat to job creation, entrepreneurship, and small businesses posed by the expanded definition of joint employer under federal labor laws. “Opportunities through fr... More
  • THIS WEEK: Hearing to Examine Impact of Expanded Joint Employer Standard
    Jul 10, 2017  - On Wednesday, July 12 at 10:15 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “Redefining Joint Employer Standards: Barriers to Job Creation and Entrepreneurship.” Members will examine the growing threat to small businesses posed by the expanded... More
  • 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