• 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
  • THIS WEEK: Secretary Acosta to Testify at Hearing on DOL
    Nov 13, 2017  - Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today announced that the committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, November 15 at 10 a.m. on “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor”. The Honorable R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary, U.S. Departme... More
  • Subcommittees Examine the Impact of Opioids on Communities
    Nov 8, 2017  - The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), today held a joint hearing on “Close ... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Statement on Senate Confirmation of Peter Robb
    Nov 8, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, issued the following joint statement after the Senate voted to confirm Peter Robb as General Counsel of the Nation... More
  • House Passes Save Local Business Act
    Nov 7, 2017  - The House of Representatives today passed the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441) to clarify what constitutes a “joint employer” under federal labor law. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, the bill rolls back the National Labor Relations B... More
  • THIS WEEK: Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Opioids
    Nov 6, 2017  - On November 8 at 10:30 a.m., the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development will hold a joint subcommittee hearing on "Close to Home: How Opioids are Impacting Communities". The hearing will take place in ro... More
  • Foxx Praises Introduction of Comprehensive Tax Reform Legislation
    Nov 2, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement on the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—historic legislation to reform America’s tax code: “Americans have needed relief from burdensome taxes and stagnant wages for a long ... More