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.

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March 04, 2015

Advocates Press for Bill Hiking Maine's Minimum Wage

Maine Public Broadcasting

March 04, 2015

Letter: Employers would be wise to pay workers living wage

Buffalo News

March 04, 2015

Cuomo visits Rochester to push for minimum wage hike

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

March 04, 2015

Washington House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $12

The Spokesman Review

March 04, 2015

Oakland's $12.25 Minimum Wage Maximizes Children in Poverty

Breitbart News

March 04, 2015

Wake Up Call: Marijuana and minimum wage

CU Columbia Spectator

March 04, 2015

Harlem low-wage workers express their hopes for campaign to increased ...

CU Columbia Spectator

March 04, 2015

PERLA: The history behind University living wage activism

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

March 03, 2015

US needs to raise its minimum wage

St. Cloud Times

March 03, 2015

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