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Democrats’ Anti-Worker Polices Won’t Help Our Country Compete with China

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Democrats are sneaking anti-worker and pro-union boss policies into their China bill. These provisions hurt our workforce and hold our economy back, ultimately making us less able to compete with China. Card Check Amendment Democrats’ “Card Check” amendment gets rid of the secret ballot for union elections, a hallmark of free and fair elections. If this becomes law, a union can be immediately form... Read more »

What You Should Know About Democrats’ America CONCEDES Act

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Democrats continue to wage a campaign against American workers, businesses, and students. Their so-called “competitiveness” bill creates wasteful programs, reduces opportunities for workers and students, and opens college campuses to exploitative and coercive investments by the Chinese Communist Party. Clearly, Democrats care more about appeasing China than empowering hardworking American citizens... Read more »

Biden’s Tyrannical Vaccine Mandate Stayed Again

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court reinstated the stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination-and-testing mandate: “President Biden’s authoritarian and unlawful vaccine mandate is the last thing our job creators and workers need. Making businesses choose betwe... Read more »

Union Bosses are the Only Winners in Biden’s America

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President Biden’s so-called Build Back Better agenda is a Big Labor payout. The Biden administration takes every chance it gets to bolster the power of union bosses, even signing an executive order to create a task force to force more workers into unions. Biden’s massive spending bill includes billions of dollars in green energy projects designed to benefit Big Labor. For example, under Democrats’... Read more »

McClain: We Must Respect Workers' Choices

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Today, Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on workers with disabilities: "My friend Representative Keller said it best. Work, by its very nature, is dignifying and important for all individuals. Our job is to help as many people as possible pursue pathways to success. As Representative Keller stated, a DOL 14... Read more »

Keller: Republicans Want What Is Best For People With Disabilities 

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Today, Republican Leader of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee Fred Keller (R-PA) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on workers with disabilities: "Democrats and Republicans both want what is best for people with disabilities. We want these individuals to find rewarding work, get paid a fair wage for their contributions, and liv... Read more »

Murphy: Strengthen Workforce Development System for All In-Demand Occupations

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Today, Republican Leader of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee Greg Murphy (R-NC) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery at a joint subcommittee hearing on the direct care workforce: "Direct care workers are an essential part of the health care sector. I have personally worked with these individuals for over 30 years. These individuals act as pr... Read more »

Allen: Let's Find A Bipartisan Path Forward for Our Health Care Workforce

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Today, Republican Leader of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Rick Allen (R-GA) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on the direct care workforce: "The Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides an important source of funding for state and local workforce development systems that are tasked with ad... Read more »

Foxx: Democrats Must Embrace Bipartisan Ideas

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Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at a markup of four bills covering issues related to family violence, job applicant discrimination, and equity in education: "The last time the full Committee conducted official business there was an unfortunate incident. One of the Republican Members was... Read more »

Miller-Meeks Introduces Bill Supporting Nursing Mothers

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Today, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) introduced the Supporting Working Mothers Act, which amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to expand access to nursing accommodations in the workplace, without placing one-size-fits-all mandates on all employers. H.R. 4297 will guarantee that executive, administrative, and professional employees are granted the same nursing accommodations that hourly worke... Read more »

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