• Chairwoman Foxx Urges Continued Department of Labor Action to Improve the Job Corps Program
    Jul 18, 2018  - Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta following up on the Committee’s ongoing oversight of the Job Corps program. The letter noted concerns about the Job Corps program’s failing safety record, and urged the Secretary to continue advanci... 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
  • Foxx Praises Advancement of Committee Initiatives in Appropriations Legislation
    Sep 14, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018: "One of the central roles of Congress is to subject the vast federal bureaucracy to cong... More
  • Foxx, Byrne Statement on EEO-1 Form
    Aug 29, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, issued the following joint statement after the Office of Management and Budget rescinded changes to the EEO-1 form: “Every Amer... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Statement on Senate Confirmation of Marvin Kaplan
    Aug 2, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House 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 the Senate confirmed Marvin Kaplan to fill one of two vacant s... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Committee to Examine Student Safety in the Job Corps Program
    Jun 20, 2017  - On Thursday, June 22, at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing to examine student safety in the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Job Corps program. The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Buil... More