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.
July 22, 2014Worker to Mayor: Don't Take Minimum Wage Hike From Me
NBC 7 San Diego
July 22, 2014Minimum wage: Fine for you, not for me (Editorial)
July 22, 2014Labor Department's Minimum Wage Increase Campaign Raises Eyebrows
July 22, 2014London living wage: which Whitehall departments pay cleaners the least?
July 22, 2014Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan should support minimum-wage hike, but don't ...
The Hill (blog)
July 21, 2014Democrats to Spend Week Living on Minimum Wage Budget
Washington Free Beacon
July 21, 2014Members of Congress Plan to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week
ABC News (blog)
July 21, 2014Rand Paul Flubs the Facts on the Minimum Wage
July 21, 2014Letters: Bernard Schaber supports minimum-wage increase
Appleton Post Crescent
July 21, 2014GOP's take on minimum wage faces 'serious questions'