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.
November 25, 2014Rice proposes to move minimum wage increases to July
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
November 25, 2014Can BC raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour?
November 25, 2014City of Cambridge looks into minimum-wage increase
Wicked Local Cambridge
November 25, 2014Labor and religious leaders lobby Albany lawmakers for minimum wage increase
New York Daily News (blog)
November 25, 2014FBN Exclusive: SBA Administrator on Ferguson Businesses, Minimum Wage
November 25, 2014Supervisors show support for narrow 'living wage' proposal
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
November 25, 2014When Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't Enough
November 25, 2014What impact does a minimum wage increase have on prices?
Bangor Daily News
November 24, 2014Histadrut turns up heat on minimum wage debate
November 24, 2014Las Cruces council debates exemptions to minimum wage ordinance
Las Cruces Sun-News