• A Real Plan for Higher Wages
    Oct 17, 2017  - After years of slow wage growth, how can we turn things around for America’s workers? The answer isn’t more mandates and big-government policies. That’s what we got during eight years of the Obama administration, and the results weren’t good for anybody. Douglas Holtz Eakin, former director of the C... More
  • 5 Reasons Small Businesses Need Association Health Plans
    Oct 13, 2017  - This week, Chairwoman Foxx joined President Trump at the White House as he signed an executive order to allow small businesses to join together through association health plans (AHPs). House Republicans have been fighting for this type of free-market reform for years. In fact, the Committee on Educa... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Respond to President’s Health Care Executive Order
    Oct 12, 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 President Trump signed an executive order to help expand affordable ... More
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Implementation
    Oct 12, 2017  - The Honorable R. Alexander Acosta Secretary U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington , DC 20210 Dear Secretary Acosta: The bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which passed in 2014, made important reforms to our nation's workforce development system. The... More
  • ICYMI: How Congress Can Help Your Favorite Local Restaurants
    Oct 11, 2017  - How Congress can help your favorite local restaurants By Chris Duggan San Diego is transforming into more than America’s Finest City. It’s becoming a culinary hot spot. Previously known for its fish tacos and oceanside cuisine, creative chefs from across the United States and even Mexico are fillin... More
  • ICYMI: Foxx, Roe Fiduciary Op-Ed
    Oct 5, 2017  - Obama's fiduciary rule is already hurting small savers. Here's how to roll it back By Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) Saving for retirement is a difficult challenge for Americans across the country. By one estimate, there are nearly 40 million working families who haven't s... More
  • The Real World Impact of the Joint Employer Scheme
    Oct 4, 2017  - Since the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted its extreme joint employer scheme two years ago, local businesses across the country have been calling on Congress to act. As Chairwoman Foxx recently said, “Their concerns haven’t gone unanswered. Clearing up the confusion and uncertainty surr... More