• Kline and Roe Renew and Expand Request for Documents Related to NLRB Boeing Complaint
    Dec 16, 2011  - Dear Acting General Counsel Solomon: We write to renew and expand our request for documents and communications relating to your complaint against The Boeing Company (Boeing). While the case has been closed, immediate congressional oversight is necessary to settle a number of unresolved issues regar... More
  • Committeee Intiates Oversight Investigation Into NLRB's Proposed Union Election Rule
    Oct 27, 2011  - Dear Chairman Pearce: On June 22, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a proposed regulation that could substatntially shorten the time between the filing of the petition for an election and the election and limit the opportunity for a full evidentiary hearing or Board review of... More
  • Kline and Roe Investigate NLRB’s Decision to Dismiss Certain Secret Ballot Elections
    Oct 14, 2011  - The Honorable Mark G. Pearce Chairman National Labor Relations Board 1099 14th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20570 Dear Chairman Pearce: In its 2007 Dana Corp. decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) provided workers and rival unions 45-days in which to demand a secret-ballot election w... More
  • Kline Requests Withdrawal of DOL's Proposed "Persuader" Rule
    Sep 21, 2011  - Dear Secretary Solis: I write in opposition to the Department of Labor's Office of Labor-Management Standards' (OLMS) proposed change to the interpretation of the "advice" exception. Fundamentally, this proposed rule is part of the administration's ongoing effort to increase the regulatory burden o... More
  • Kline Questions OSHA on Inspections of Hotels
    Jul 27, 2011  - Dear Secretary Michaels: Recent media reports describe a series of hotel inspections undertaken by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in what appears to be an aggressive corporate campaign by UNITE HERE. These multiple, redundant inspections are exceptionally troubling in ligh... More
  • Kline Requests IG Review of MSHA Documents
    Jun 3, 2011  - Dear Mr. Petrole: On March 3, 2011, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education and the Workforce held an oversight hearing on safety inspection and enforcement practices of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The hearing examined a previously unreleased Mar... More
  • Kline Letter to NLRB Chairman Concerning Specialty Health Care
    May 11, 2011  - Dear Chairman Liebman: Thank you for your partial response to the March 7, 2011 letter from Chairman Issa and myself requesting documents and communications referring or relating to Specialty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Mobile and United Steelworkers, District 9, case 15-RC-8773, and the... More