• Chairwoman Foxx Writes to Secretary DeVos on FSA COO
    Jun 9, 2017  - June 9, 2017 The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary Department of Education 400 Maryland Ave, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos: On May 24, the Department of Education (Department) announced the resignation of James Runcie as chief operating officer for the Office of Federal Student Aid (FS... More
  • Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act
    Jun 9, 2017  - BACKGROUND: Far too many men and women are leaving the workforce without the financial security they need when they retire. In fact, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office, 29 percent of households with individuals over the age of 55 have no retirement savings or traditional p... More
  • Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act Bill Summary
    Jun 9, 2017  - Introduced by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act (H.R. 2823) repeals the Obama administration’s fiduciary rule and protects access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families. The legislation also establishes a statutory definition of “inves... More
  • Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
    Jun 6, 2017  - BACKGROUND: In 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented the ambush election rule, imposing significant changes to the rules governing union elections. The board’s rule dramatically shortened the time between the filing of a petition for a union election and the election date, mak... More
  • Employee Privacy Protection Act
    Jun 6, 2017  - BACKGROUND: During the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented new policies that jeopardize the privacy of workers and their families. Buried in the NLRB’s ambush election rule — regulations designed to speed up union elections — are requirements that force employ... More
  • Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act Bill Summary
    Jun 6, 2017  - Protecting Worker Freedom and Employer Free Speech In 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented significant changes to the rules governing union elections. The board’s ambush election rule provides employers just seven days to prepare a case to present before a NLRB hearing officer... More
  • Committee Leaders Write to President Trump on NLRB Nominees
    Jun 2, 2017  - The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 May 30, 2017 Dear Mr. President: The Committee on Education and the Workforce is committed to working with your administration to promote job growth, encourage economic opportunity, and protect the rights of workers. We app... More