• THIS WEEK: Subcommittee Hearing on Workplace Leave Policies
    Dec 4, 2017  - On Wednesday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions will hold a hearing on "Workplace Leave Policies: Opportunities and Challenges for Employers and Working Families." The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The s... 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
  • 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
  • Encouraging Innovation, Opportunity, and Flexibility in the Sharing Economy
    Sep 6, 2017  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today held a hearing to examine the sharing economy and consider how it relates to our nation’s workforce policies. “There is no question that this growing economic sector has improved the American quality of life,” ... More
  • Committee on Education and the Workforce Demand Answers on Lapses in Job Corps Safety and Security
    Jun 23, 2017  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), held a hearing yesterday to examine the shocking and systemic lapses in security and safety surrounding the Job Corps program. The hearing is part of an ongoing two-year investigation the committee has conducte... More
  • Foxx Welcomes Executive Actions to Educate America’s Future Workforce
    Jun 15, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement praising recent executive action by President Trump to expand educational opportunities for America’s workers: For years, hardworking Americans have been waiting for a champ... More
  • Foxx Statement on December Jobs Report
    Jan 6, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released unemployment data for December 2016: After eight years of failed policies and a sluggish economy, Americans are eager to move in a better... More