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.
December 20, 2014Do minimum wage hikes limit raises?
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
December 20, 2014Tacoma voters may soon decide $15 minimum wage debate
December 19, 2014Mexico Raises Minimum Wage for 2015 by 4.2%, In Line With Inflation
Wall Street Journal
December 19, 2014Attleboro area employers have mixed reactions to new minimum wage
Attleboro Sun Chronicle
December 19, 2014Minimum wage rising for Colorado workers starting Jan. 1
Colorado Springs Gazette
December 19, 2014Multiple views on minimum wage aired at Government Affairs Committee meeting
Jewish United Fund
December 19, 2014Baseball will lobby to have Congress exempt minor leaguers from the Fair Labor ...
December 19, 2014Coalition undecided on suit against wage hike
December 19, 2014Louisville First in South to Raise Minimum Wage
December 19, 2014Louisville Joins Recent Wave of Minimum Wage Increases
RH Reality Check