Members, Subcommittees & Jurisdiction
Roe Statement: Hearing on “Principles for Ensuring Retirement Advice Serves the Best Interests of Working Families and Retirees”
Dec 2, 2015 -
Retirement security is something many Americans work hard to achieve, but doing so can be very challenging. While many individuals understand the need to plan for retirement, they don’t necessarily know the best way to do so. That’s why many workers rely on financial advisors to help them build a fo...
Walberg Statement: Hearing on "Examining the Costs and Consequences of the Administration's Overtime Proposal"
Jul 23, 2015 -
Just over a month ago, this subcommittee convened to discuss the need to modernize the confusing and outdated regulations implementing federal wage and hour standards. At the time, the administration had not yet released its overtime proposal, but several of our witnesses were already worried about ...
Roe Statement: Hearing on "Expanding Joint Employer Status: What Does it Mean for Workers and Job Creators?"
Sep 9, 2014 -
Each day more than eight million Americans go to work at our nation’s 757,000 franchise businesses. The franchise model has encouraged entrepreneurship, the growth of small businesses, and job creation. Countless men and women invest their tears, sweat, and savings to realize the dream of owning the...
Kline Statement: Hearing on Reviving Our Economy: Supporting a 21st Century Workforce
Mar 20, 2014 -
This committee has convened numerous hearings in Washington to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the nation’s classrooms and workplaces. Whenever possible, we like to bring the voices of everyday Americans to the Capitol to learn their ideas on how to move our country forward. But it’s...
Salmon Statement: Hearing on Reviving Our Economy: Supporting a 21st Century Workforce
Mar 20, 2014 -
Here in Arizona, we not only enjoy fantastic winter weather, but also great traditions of educational opportunities and a pro-growth business environment. In fact, today we will hear from some of our great educational institutions on the innovative ways they are working to deliver education to our s...
Heck Statement: "Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce"
Mar 18, 2014 -
I recently visited Southwest Career and Technical Academy here in Nevada's Third District and met with students, teachers, and administrators to learn about the school and the courses they offer. I also got the chance to hear firsthand from students about their experiences with career and technical ...
Walberg Statement: Hearing on "H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act"
Apr 11, 2013 -
Today we will discuss H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013. This important legislation would allow private-sector employees to choose paid time off or ‘comp time’ as compensation for working overtime hours. For nearly 30 years, public-sector workers have been able to earn comp tim...