• Foxx Applauds Final DOL Joint-Employer Rule
    Jan 13, 2020  - Today, Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), issued the following statement in support of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule to clarify the standard to determine joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): “I applaud DOL for p... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Support NLRB Efforts to Expand Employee Free Choice
    Jan 9, 2020  - Today, Republican Workforce Leaders on the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), submitted a comment letter to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman John Ring in support of the Board’s proposed rule that would expand employee free choice on un... More
  • Smucker Opening Statement at Hearing on the Future of Work
    Dec 18, 2019  - Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a subcommittee hearing on the future of work and ensuring workers are competitive in a rapidly changing econom... More
  • Foxx, Walden, and Brady Statement on Affordable Care Act Court Ruling
    Dec 18, 2019  - Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), and Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the A... More
  • CBO: Democrats' College #unAffordability Act Costs Billions
    Dec 16, 2019  - The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found the Democrats’ so-called College Affordability Act will cost more than $330 billion in mandatory funds and nearly $150 billion in discretionary funds in just the first 10 years of the bill’s enactment. Republican Leader of the Education and Lab... More
  • Foxx, Walberg Support NLRB Efforts to End Ambush Elections
    Dec 13, 2019  - Today, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule on union elections that will give workers adequate time to make an informed decision on whether or not to join a union. Republican Workforce Leaders on the Education and Labor Committee, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Tim Walbe... More
  • Foxx Opening Statement at Hearing on Borrower Defense
    Dec 12, 2019  - Today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Republican Leader of the Committee on Education and Labor, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a full committee hearing to address how the Department of Education is working to address borrowers’ defense claims that have been file... More