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

November 25, 2014

Rice proposes to move minimum wage increases to July

Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

November 25, 2014

Can BC raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour?

Vancity Buzz

November 25, 2014

City of Cambridge looks into minimum-wage increase

Wicked Local Cambridge

November 25, 2014

Labor and religious leaders lobby Albany lawmakers for minimum wage increase

New York Daily News (blog)

November 25, 2014

FBN Exclusive: SBA Administrator on Ferguson Businesses, Minimum Wage

Fox Business

November 25, 2014

Supervisors show support for narrow 'living wage' proposal

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

November 25, 2014

When Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't Enough

The Atlantic

November 25, 2014

What impact does a minimum wage increase have on prices?

Bangor Daily News

November 24, 2014

Histadrut turns up heat on minimum wage debate

Jerusalem Post

November 24, 2014

Las Cruces council debates exemptions to minimum wage ordinance

Las Cruces Sun-News