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 23, 2014

Israel, unions to start minimum wage talks as national strike looms

Reuters UK

November 23, 2014

MATTHEW WALLER: Wage war? Not in Texas

San Angelo Standard Times

November 23, 2014

Addressing feminist issues by raising minimum wage

The Bowdoin Orient

November 23, 2014

Raise minimum wage

The Augusta Chronicle

November 22, 2014

Firms flouting the minimum wage not prosecuted in the past year

The Guardian

November 22, 2014

How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

New York Times

November 22, 2014

WRITE TEAM: Minimum wage increase a tax hike in disguise

The Times (subscription)

November 22, 2014

Minimum-wage hike to create gap in local nonprofit budgets

AberdeenNews.com

November 21, 2014

Ask The Times: Minimum wage

The Times (subscription)

November 21, 2014

Martinsburg exotic dancer sues to get minimum wage

Bluefield Daily Telegraph