• Foxx on NLRB Joint Employer Decision: “…a top priority on behalf of America’s local businesses.”
    Sep 13, 2018  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the announcement of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s proposed rule to restore the joint employer standard: “The NLRB has rightly made addressing the joint emp... More
  • Foxx, Scott Praise House Passage of Bipartisan Financial Aid Legislation
    Sep 5, 2018  - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1635, the bipartisan Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. Sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), the legislation will improve financial aid counseling for students receiving a Pell Grant or a fede... More
  • Subcommittee Explores the Success of Apprenticeship Programs
    Sep 5, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), held a hearing to examine how the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) supports work-based learning, including on-the-job education and apprenticeships. “In 2014, after years of ha... More
  • THIS WEEK: Subcommittee Hearing on Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships
    Sep 4, 2018  - On Wednesday, September 5 at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development will hold a hearing on "On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships." The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine how t... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Statement on Retirement Security Executive Order
    Aug 31, 2018  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on 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 President Trump signed an executive order to strengthen retir... More
  • Rep. Roe Introduces Employee Rights Act of 2018
    Jul 26, 2018  - Today, Education and Workforce Committee members, led by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), introduced H.R. 6544, the Employee Rights Act of 2018. The legislation includes three major provisions that put the rights and interests of employees first. The Employee Rights Act of 2018 would create a union recertifica... More
  • Committee Hosts Bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase
    Jul 25, 2018  - Today, the Committee on Education and the Workforce held a bipartisan Innovation Forum and Showcase to highlight the accomplishments of 23 innovators from across the country. These innovators, who were invited to Washington by members of the committee, came to share what they are doing at the local ... More