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.
October 21, 2014Voters will decide state minimum wage in November
Rapid City Journal
October 21, 2014Christie is 'tired of hearing about the minimum wage'
October 21, 2014Businesses Find a Bulwark Against Minimum Wage Hikes
October 21, 2014$12.50 minimum wage planned for St. Pete workers
October 21, 2014Two Minutes with Mitch Henck: Minimum wage
October 21, 2014Democrats Hope Minimum Wage Ballot Questions Will Drive Turnout In Key States
October 21, 2014Advocates rally to eliminate 'Sub-Minimum Wage'
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
October 21, 2014Republican Candidate Wants 'Real' Jobs Over A Minimum Wage Hike
October 21, 2014Home health workers reach deal with Missouri board on minimum wage
October 21, 2014Minimum wage in Mountain View to jump from $9 an hour to $10.30 this summer
San Jose Mercury News