• ICYMI: National apprenticeship week highlights company-based education options
    Nov 17, 2017  - National apprenticeship week highlights company-based education options North Carolina is home to over 500 apprenticeship programs. For National Apprenticeship Week, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, spoke exclusively with Kari Travis of the Caro... More
  • Opening Statement by Rep. Virginia Fox (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... More
  • 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
  • ICYMI: College isn’t always the best path for teens
    Nov 13, 2017  - College isn’t always the best path for teens By Secretary Alexander Acosta and Chairwoman Virginia Foxx When Americans make career choices, they should be encouraged to consider a broad range of options that fit their diverse talents and interests. For many, their career path will take them to high... More
  • The T-Word
    Nov 13, 2017  - You t**** animals. You educate people. Never let Chairwoman Foxx catch you using the T-word, especially during Apprenticeship Week. Committee on Education and the Workforce Republicans are in the business of educating people, and that means never using the T-word in conjunction with people. Here's w... 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