• 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
  • Foxx Calls on Department of Labor to Answer for Lack of Safety and Security in Job Corps Program
    Aug 7, 2017  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today, sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta requesting additional answers on oversight questions about safety and security lapses within the Job Corps program. “I continue to have concerns abo... More
  • 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
  • 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
  • EEOC Introductory Oversight Letter
    May 23, 2017  - The Honorable Victoria A. Lipnic Acting Chair Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 131 M Street, NE Washington, DC 20507 Dear Acting Chair Lipnic: Th_e Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) congratulates you on President Trump's decision to name you as acting chair of the Equal Emp... More
  • NLRB Introductory Letter
    May 22, 2017  - The Honorable Philip A. Miscimarra Chairman National Labor Relations Board 1015 Half Street SE Washington, DC 20003 Dear Chairman Miscimarra: The Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) congratulates you on President Trump's decision to name you as chairman of the National Labor Relatio... More
  • Introductory Oversight Letter - Department of Labor
    May 17, 2017  - May17,2017 The Honorable Alexander Acosta Secretary U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20210 Dear Secretary Acosta: The Committee on Education and the Workforce (Committee) congratulates you on your confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Labor (Department). The ... More