• 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 “inve... 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
  • 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