• Opening Statement by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL): Markup of H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act
    Oct 4, 2017  - I was proud to introduce the Save Local Business Act because it’s good for workers and it’s good for job creators. I appreciate the opportunity to speak in support of this commonsense proposal today. As a former labor attorney, I can tell you it used to be pretty clear who an employer was. But now, ... More
  • Opening Statement by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC): Markup of H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act
    Oct 4, 2017  - Today, the committee will consider H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act. Since the National Labor Relations Board unilaterally redefined what it means to be an employer in 2015, more than two dozen witnesses have come before this committee and others in Congress to tell us, in practical terms, wha... More
  • Committee Approves Legislation to Provide Joint Employer Clarity to Workers & Employers
    Oct 4, 2017  - The Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), today approved the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441). The bill clarifies what constitutes a “joint employer” to provide certainty and stability for workers and job creators. Following the markup, members released t... More
  • Local Business Owner Talks Joint Employer
    Oct 3, 2017  - Small businesses work hard to create local jobs and opportunities, and they invest directly into their communities. But because of an extreme and unworkable joint employer rule, many small business owners are now mired in a confusing legal landscape they never planned for. Tamra Kennedy, a local res... More
  • Foxx Announces Joint Employer Markup
    Oct 2, 2017  - On Wednesday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m., the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will mark up the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441). Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), the legislation will clarify what constitutes a "joint employer" to provide certai... More
  • One Way to Empower Female Entrepreneurs
    Sep 28, 2017  - Today, more and more women are pursuing the dream of entrepreneurship. From 2007 to 2016, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 45 percent. That’s five times faster than the national average. Across the country, there are now 11.3 million women-owned businesses, representing 38 percent o... More
  • Foxx, Walberg: “It’s a New Day at the NLRB”
    Sep 25, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the 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 William Emanuel to fill the remaining vacant s... More