Members, Subcommittees & Jurisdiction
Opening Statement of Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) | Hearing on Workplace Leave Policies
Dec 6, 2017 -
This century has a vastly different business landscape than the last. From the advent of the gig economy to the demand for telework and other work-life policies that address employees’ needs, “business as usual” just doesn’t work for working families anymore. In response, many employers have impleme...
Rep. Walberg Opening Statement (R-MI) | Subcommittee Hearing on “Financial Challenges Facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: Implications for Pension Plans, Workers, and Retirees"
Nov 29, 2017 -
Good morning, and welcome to today’s subcommittee hearing on the financial challenges facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the impact to workers and retirees. George Miller was a liberal lion of this Committee. While we very often disagreed, I admired his commitment to ensuring Americ...
Opening Statement by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) | Hearing on “Examining the Policies and the Priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor”
Nov 15, 2017 -
The Department of Labor is on the frontline of the issues facing workers and job creators, and it sets policies that have a widespread impact on our nation’s economy, employment growth, retirement security, and more. Whether they relate to health care, worker protections, retirement planning, workfo...
Rep. Rokita Opening Statement (R-IN) | Subcommittee Hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities”
Nov 8, 2017 -
Good morning, and welcome to today’s joint subcommittee hearing with our colleagues from the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development. I’d like to thank our panel of witnesses and our members for joining today’s important discussion on opioid abuse and addiction that is taking a to...
Rep. Guthrie Opening Statement (R-KY) | Subcommittee Hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities”
Nov 8, 2017 -
Thank you Subcommittee Chairman Rokita, and I want to echo the Chairman’s appreciation for the witnesses joining us at today’s hearing. The opioid crisis is having a profound impact on my constituents as well, and I’m sure the stories we will hear from the witnesses today will resonate with many of ...
Rep. Guthrie Opening Statement (R-KY) | Hearing on “Public-Private Solutions to Educating a Cyber Workforce”
Oct 24, 2017 -
When Americans think of data breaches and cyber-attacks, names like Equifax come to mind. This and other recent high profile data breaches have made private and sensitive information vulnerable to identity theft as well as other cyber-crimes. Cyber-crimes are constantly appearing in the news, and Am...
Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) | Hearing on “Public-Private Solutions to Educating a Cyber Workforce”
Oct 24, 2017 -
Let me begin by welcoming our witness panel and our guests today. Thank you for taking the time away from your important work to testify and help Congress better understand these workforce issues. I am especially grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with the Members of the Higher Education a...