• Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act Bill Summary
    Jun 6, 2017  - Protecting Worker Freedom and Employer Free Speech In 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented significant changes to the rules governing union elections. The board’s ambush election rule provides employers just seven days to prepare a case to present before a NLRB hearing officer... More
  • Native American Leaders Urge Congress to Pass the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
    Mar 29, 2017  - The House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017 (H.R. 986). Introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), the legislation would protect Native American sovereignty by preventing ... More
  • ICYMI: New Opportunities to Help Students, Workers, and Job Creators
    Feb 16, 2017  - By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) What a difference an election can make. Across the country, there is renewed hope and confidence in the future. Expectations are high, as they should be. Now it’s time to do the hard work necessary to live up to those expectations. For eight years, families and small bu... More
  • House Passes Resolutions to Protect Retirement Savers
    Feb 15, 2017  - The House today passed two resolutions of disapproval (H. J. Res. 66 and H. J. Res. 67) to block misguided regulations that would force private-sector workers into government-run IRAs without the long-standing protections provided by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Introduced b... More
  • Witnesses Describe Urgent Need to Restore Balance & Fairness to NLRB
    Feb 14, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine the extreme and partisan decisions made by the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and to discuss how Congress and the Trump administration can remed... More
  • Walberg Statement: Hearing on "Restoring Balance and Fairness to the National Labor Relations Board"
    Feb 14, 2017  - After years of struggling through an anemic economy, sluggish job growth, rising health care costs, and stagnant wages, the American people are expecting — in fact, they are demanding — a new direction for this country. They want policymakers to advance a bold, pro-growth agenda that will reduce th... More
  • Committee Head Slams NCAA Unionization Memo From Labor Board Counsel
    Feb 3, 2017  - Committee Head Slams NCAA Unionization Memo From Labor Board Counsel By Sean Higgins The chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee is calling on Richard Griffin, the general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, to "abandon his partisan agenda or step down immediately.... More