• Subcommittee Hears from OSHA Stakeholders
    Feb 27, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing on “A More Effective and Collaborative OSHA: A View from Stakeholders.” “No matter the size of the business, the number of workers it employs, or the industry it supports, workplace safety is the r... More
  • Subcommittee Examines MSHA Policies and Priorities for 2018
    Feb 6, 2018  - Today, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), held a hearing on “Reviewing the Policies and Priorities of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).” “Mining is not only essential for America’s homes and businesses; it is an essential industry for the... 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
  • President Overturns Obama Administration’s Unlawful OSHA Power Grab
    Apr 3, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, released the following statements after President Trump signed H. J. Res 83 into law. Introduced by Rep. Byrne, the reso... More
  • Native American Leaders Urge Congress to Pass the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
    Mar 29, 2017  - The House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017 (H.R. 986). Introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), the legislation would protect Native American sovereignty by preventing ... More
  • President Signs Resolution Blocking Harmful Blacklisting Rule
    Mar 27, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI) released the following statements after President Trump signed H. J. Res 37 into law. The resolution blocks the Obama administration’s flawed and unnecessary “blacklisting” rul... More
  • House Overturns OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Mar 1, 2017  - The House today passed a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Pro... More