• Fighting for Equal Pay, Not Trial-Lawyer Handouts
    Feb 13, 2019  - In 1963 and 1964, Congress passed a series of acts making it illegal to pay employees different wages on the basis of sex and for employers to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, and sex. These important laws laid the foundation for the modern-day workplace and state... More
  • Teachers and Students Deserve More Than Old Ideas
    Feb 12, 2019  - All students deserve access to a safe and healthy learning environment, and America’s teachers deserve a paycheck that reflects their efforts in the classroom. This is a principle that Republicans and Democrats agree on, but our solutions differ drastically. “It’s been said that the definition of in... More
  • Mandating a $15 Minimum Wage: Bad for Workers, Bad for Businesses, Bad for the Economy
    Feb 7, 2019  - In a hearing that lasted all day, Committee Democrats tried desperately to convince themselves that a far-left socialist proposal to arbitrarily hike the minimum wage by 107 percent could go mainstream. It didn’t work. In a fascinating case study in denial, Committee Democrats made three claims: tha... More
  • Committee Republicans Affirm Commitment to Workers with Pre-Existing Conditions
    Feb 6, 2019  - In a hearing House Democrats scripted and orchestrated to distort the record and intimidate Americans with pre-existing conditions, Committee Republicans seized the opportunity to affirm their commitment to Americans with pre-existing health conditions and shed new light on the ways a strong economy... More
  • Committee Republicans Support Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts
    Jan 30, 2019  - Committee Republicans today submitted comments to the Department of Education in response to proposed regulations under Title IX to prevent sexual assaults and provide greater clarity to educational institutions on how to respond to allegations of sexual harassment. The letter, signed by Education a... More
  • Foxx Announces Republican Subcommittee Leadership and Rosters for 116th Congress
    Jan 29, 2019  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, today announced the members who will serve as Republican leaders and members of the five subcommittees for the 116th Congress. Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Rep. Rick Allen, G... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Affirm Commitment to Job Creators and Employees
    Jan 28, 2019  - Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Senior Republican of the Committee on Education and Labor, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), have submitted public comments to Chairman John Ring of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) during the Board’s open comment period for current rulemaking proceedings on the standa... More