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.

Latest News

September 01, 2014

Minimum wage hike set to launch today

Battle Creek Enquirer

September 01, 2014

Bonus column: Living day by day on minimum wage

DesMoinesRegister.com

September 01, 2014

Honor workers by raising minimum wage

Grand Island Independent

August 31, 2014

Judge Jenkins calls for 'living wage'

WFAA

August 31, 2014

Most Ky voters in poll want $10.10 minimum wage

The Courier-Journal

August 31, 2014

Alberta's minimum wage increases to $10.20 on Monday

CBC.ca

August 31, 2014

Tipoff: Garcetti's bold move on minimum wage

LA Daily News

August 31, 2014

Quinn takes on minimum wage challenge

Chicago Tribune

August 31, 2014

Governor to live on minimum wage for a week

SunHerald.com

August 31, 2014

Living on minimum wage

Pueblo Chieftain