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.
April 17, 2014CBO: Minimum wage boost would cost firms $15B
U-T San Diego
April 17, 2014Graham, Sanford Talk Minimum Wage & Unemployment
April 17, 2014Guest: Consider health insurance in minimum-wage debate
The Seattle Times
April 17, 2014Minimum wage, Chris Christie, health insurance in Ohio: PolitiFact Oregon ...
April 17, 2014Ypsilanti City Council approves raising minimum wage to $10.10 per hour
The Ann Arbor News
April 16, 2014Minimum Wage, Maximum Outrage
New York Times
April 16, 2014Some exempt from minimum wage, increased or not
Delaware County Daily Times
April 16, 2014Switzerland May Soon Have World's Highest Minimum Wage: Nestle, Trade ...
International Business Times
April 16, 2014The economic culture war over the minimum wage
Washington Post (blog)
April 16, 2014Senate Democrats seek minimum wage boost to $10.10, but some workers ...
U.S. News & World Report