• 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
  • Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act
    May 8, 2017  - Protecting our country’s most vulnerable children has long been a national priority. That’s why Congress passed the Missing Children’s Assistance Act in 1984, establishing a grant to support efforts to find missing children and prevent child exploitation. For more than 30 years, the grant has helped... More
  • Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
    May 4, 2017  - BACKGROUND Americans face a job market that is vastly different from the one that existed a generation ago. Advances in technology and the growth of a global economy have dramatically changed the kinds of jobs that are available, making high-quality education and skills development vital to competin... More
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017
    Apr 24, 2017  - BACKGROUND: The American workforce has transformed dramatically over the years and the needs of workers in the 21st century have changed as well. Millennials now represent the majority of the workforce, and many young Americans work full time while pursuing a college degree. Additionally, more sing... More
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 - Employee Protections
    Apr 24, 2017  - WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT OF 2017 Empowering families and protecting workers To help Americans balance the needs of family and work, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 (H.R. 1180). This commonsense legislation would allow private-sector workers to... More
  • Myth vs. Fact - The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017
    Apr 24, 2017  - Myth: H.R. 1180 will result in employees working longer hours for less pay. Fact: The Working Families Flexibility Act safeguards workers’ time and wages. • Receiving paid time off or ’comp time’ for working overtime hours is completely voluntary. An employee who prefers to receive cash payment for... More