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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Committee to Discuss Efforts to Promote Worker Freedom, Examine Impact of Workforce Development Reforms


UPDATE: Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will meet this week to consider legislative proposals to promote freedom in the workplace, as well as to discuss the impact of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Both hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

On Wednesday, June 14 at 10:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a hearing to discuss legislative reforms to the National Labor Relations Act:

On Thursday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), will hold an oversight hearing entitled, “Helping Americans Get Back to Work: Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.” Signed into law in 2014, the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act improves and streamlines the country’s workforce development system. This hearing will provide members the opportunity to examine the impact of these reforms on workers and employers and whether the law is being implemented as Congress intended.

To learn more about these hearings, visit edworkforce.house.gov.