• Foxx Praises NLRB Ruling to Reinstate Previous Joint-Employer Standard
    Dec 14, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s vote to overrule its 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries, and roll back the convoluted joint employer scheme that thr... More
  • Committee Approves the PROSPER Act for Reforms to Higher Education
    Dec 13, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee released the following statement upon the approval of H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success... More
  • Foxx Announces PROSPER Act Markup
    Dec 11, 2017  - On Tuesday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will mark up the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act (H.R. 4508). Introduced by Chairwoman Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Brett Guth... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Trending Paid Leave and Flexible Work Policies
    Dec 6, 2017  - Today, the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing on “Workplace Leave Policies: Opportunities and Challenges for Employers and Working Families.” At the outset of the hearing, Chairman Walberg articulated the timeliness of this hear... More
  • 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
  • PROSPER Act Introduced in the House
    Dec 1, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development subcommittee, released the following statement upon the introduction of H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, S... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Mounting Multiemployer Pension Problem
    Nov 29, 2017  - Today, the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing on “Financial Challenges Facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: Implications for Pension Plans, Workers, and Retirees.” Members of the Subcommittee heard from the Honorable... More