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.
September 18, 2014Raising the Minimum Wage
September 18, 2014Business chiefs call for rise in minimum wage now that economy is growing
September 18, 2014Minimum wage means most 2-bedroom apartments are out of reach
September 18, 2014Even in Palin Country, Raising the Minimum Wage Is Wildly Popular
September 18, 2014Supporters, opponents in minimum wage math war
September 18, 2014Biden pushes minimum wage hike
UI The Daily Iowan
September 18, 2014Not A Living Wage
Twin Falls Times-News
September 18, 2014Is Olympia ready to raise minimum wage?
September 17, 2014Oregon's minimum wage will increase to $9.25 an hour
September 17, 2014Demonizing the Minimum Wage
The New Yorker