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.
May 29, 2015Tacoma minimum wage task force begins five weeks of intense work
May 28, 2015The Costs of a $15 Minimum Wage
May 28, 2015Seton raises employees' minimum wage
Austin Business Journal
May 28, 2015Tacoma $15 minimum wage group needs hundreds more signatures
The Seattle Times
May 28, 2015Now Union Opposes the Minimum Wage
May 28, 2015My Take on the Minimum Wage
May 28, 2015Irvine bucks the trend as council votes to repeal living wage law
May 28, 2015America's workers have bigger problems than the minimum wage
May 27, 2015Jackson's minimum wage plan may not add up in budget
Jackson Clarion Ledger
May 27, 2015L.A. Unions Seek Exemption from Minimum Wage Hike They Helped Push ...