Labor and Workforce
Oppose expanding workplace laws and craft alternatives when necessary. Aggressively oppose union-backed proposals to increase the minimum wage and abolish secret ballot elections in favor of card check majorities for union recognition. Oppose any efforts to expand Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave or mandate paid sick leave. Block attempts to increase penalties for criminal violations of OSHA. Continue to expose unreasonable union organization tactics such as salting and corporate campaigns. Protect the use of binding arbitration in employment. Aggressively advocate for pro-employer provisions in priority international labor and employment policy proposals. Continue to push for a reasonable application of the revised Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines.
September 01, 2014Minimum wage hike set to launch today
Battle Creek Enquirer
September 01, 2014Bonus column: Living day by day on minimum wage
September 01, 2014Honor workers by raising minimum wage
Grand Island Independent
August 31, 2014Judge Jenkins calls for 'living wage'
August 31, 2014Most Ky voters in poll want $10.10 minimum wage
August 31, 2014Alberta's minimum wage increases to $10.20 on Monday
August 31, 2014Tipoff: Garcetti's bold move on minimum wage
LA Daily News
August 31, 2014Quinn takes on minimum wage challenge
August 31, 2014Governor to live on minimum wage for a week
August 31, 2014Living on minimum wage