• Freedom, Flexibility, & Fairness for America's Workers
    May 2, 2017  - The American workforce has changed dramatically over the years, and the needs of workers in the 21st century have changed as well. Yet workers are held back by outdated federal workforce rules from the 1930s. That’s why the House will soon vote on the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 (H.R. 1... More
  • Choice, Fairness in Workplace Flexibility
    May 1, 2017  - Choice, fairness in workplace flexibility By Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) While there are many hot topics currently in the forefront of American politics, one priority from last year’s campaign continues to warrant Congress’ attention: improving flexibility in the workplace. It may not get the same fanf... More
  • It’s Time to Erase a Double Standard
    May 1, 2017  - Freedom. Flexibility. Fairness. That’s what the Working Families and Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) is all about. Introduced by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), the bill would give workers eligible for overtime pay the freedom to choose between paid time off and cash wages. As a result, workers would have more... More
  • Preserving Employee Wellness Programs
    Apr 19, 2017  - Preserving Employee Wellness Programs By Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce From the start of the new Congress and new administration, reining in the regulatory state has been a leading priority — and for good reason. In recent years, the Ame... More
  • ICYMI: Save Small Business from Obamacare
    Mar 22, 2017  - Save Small Business from Obamacare By Reps. Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Tim Walberg (R-MI) Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini warned last month that the Affordable Care Act is in a “death spiral.” Because ObamaCare is failing, we are debating how best to repeal and replace it. But amid this debate, it’s important... More
  • What They’re Saying: “Small Business Health Fairness Act” Is Good for Workers and Job Creators
    Mar 22, 2017  - Faced with rising costs and limited choices, workers are struggling to find the health care coverage they and their families need. And those employed by our nation’s small businesses face particularly tough challenges. Since 2008, the share of small businesses with less than 10 employees offering he... More
  • Providing a Better Way on Health Care for Small Businesses, Working Families
    Mar 21, 2017  - Under Obamacare, small businesses have been hit hard by flawed mandates and soaring costs. An American Action Forum study reported: Since [Obamacare] became law, among small businesses, the rise in premiums has been associated with $19 billion in lost wages, 10,130 fewer business establishments, an... More