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    • The Committee on Education and the Workforce is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives. From 1947 until 1994 and again from 2007 to 2011, during Democratic control of the House, it was known as the Committee on Education and Labor.

      Attempts were made to create a congressional committee on education and labor starting with the early congresses but issues over Congress's constitutional ability to oversee such issues delayed the committee's formation. Finally, on March 21, 1867, the Committee on Education and Labor was founded following the end of the Civil War and during the rapid industrialization of America. On December 19, 1883, the committee was divided into tw...

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  • 6/10/2015
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Witnesses Describe Challenges Caused by Complex, Outdated Wage and Hour Regulatory System

The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a hearing to explore concerns with regulations implementing federal wage and hour standards. Members discussed how the complex, burdensome, and outdated regulatory structure of the Fair Labor Standards Act is i... Read Full Article

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Walberg Statement: Hearing on “Reviewing the Rules and Regulations Implementing Federal Wage and Hou

For more than 75 years, the Fair Labor Standards Act has been the foundation of our nation’s wage and hour protections. It establishes important rights for American workers and continues to guide employers in protecting those rights. However, the workplace looks very different today than it did in 1... Read Full Article

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  • 6/9/2015
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Examine Federal Wage and Hour Regulations

On Wednesday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), will hold a hearing entitled, “Reviewing the Rules and Regulations Implementing Federal Wage and Hour Standards.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office B... Read Full Article

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  • 6/8/2015
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Kline, Scott Issue Joint Statement on Department of Education’s Corinthian Colleges Announcement

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) issued the following joint statement in response to today’s announcement from the Department of Education regarding Corinthian Colleges: A lot of men and women have been hurt by this unfortu... Read Full Article

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  • 6/5/2015
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ICYMI: Hearing Reveals Consequences of NLRB Attack on Right to Work

It’s no secret that the Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is determined to advance a culture of union favoritism – regardless of the cost to hardworking Americans. House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) noted earlier this week: The president’s app... Read Full Article

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NLRB Attack on Right to Work Threatens Employee Freedom

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), today held a hearing entitled, “Compulsory Unionization through Grievance Fees: The NLRB’s Assault on Right to Work.” During the hearing, members discussed how an effort by the National Labor Relations Board ... Read Full Article

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Kline Statement: Hearing on Compulsory Unionization through Grievance Fees: The NLRB’s Assault on Ri

We are here to discuss the latest in a series of actions by the National Labor Relations Board designed to empower Big Labor at the expense of America’s workers. In recent years, the president’s appointees at the NLRB have undermined employee free choice through an ambush election scheme, stifled em... Read Full Article

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  • 6/2/2015
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As Labor Department Stonewalls, Committee Demands Answers on Fiduciary Rulemaking

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) have renewed a request for information regarding a regulatory proposal to expand the definition of “fiduciary” under theEmployee Retirement Income ... Read Full Article

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  • 6/1/2015
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Committee to Hold Hearing on Right to Work

On Wednesday, June 3 at 10:00 a.m., Governor Pete Ricketts (R-NE) will testify at a hearing chaired by House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN). The hearing, entitled “Compulsory Unionization through Grievance Fees: The NLRB’s Assault on Right to Work,” will take pla... Read Full Article

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  • 5/30/2015
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Congressional Delegation Concludes Trip to Northern Europe with Stops in Finland, Estonia

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and a bipartisan delegation of House members concluded a trip this week to Northern Europe. The purpose of the trip was to exchange ideas on ways to improve education and workforce competitiveness. Following earlier visits&n... Read Full Article

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  • 5/27/2015
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Walberg, Roe Statement on Blacklisting Regulation

Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) issued the following joint statement today in response to the administration's proposed blacklisting regulation and guidance: Private employers w... Read Full Article

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Kline Leads Congressional Delegation to Discuss Education and Workforce Policies with Transatlantic

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and a bipartisan delegation of House members are traveling through Northern Europe to exchange ideas on ways to improve education and workforce competitiveness. In recent days, the congressional delegation participated in a numbe... Read Full Article

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  • 5/22/2015
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Ranking Member Scott Hosts Hill Briefing: How Education and Economic Opportunity Impact Health Dispa

One of the biggest challenges facing our health care system has been the focus on caring for people after they have become sick, instead making smart investments that help individuals and families lead healthy and productive lives from a young age. This week, Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) hosted... Read Full Article

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  • 5/21/2015
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Scott Joins Edwards, Democrats to Introduce Pell Grants for Prisoners Bill

WASHINGTON - Committee on Education and the Workforce Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) joined Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4), along with Reps. Danny K. Davis (IL-7), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3), and Cedric Richmond (LA-2), to introduce the Restoring Education and... Read Full Article

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Scott Joins Over 70 House Democrats Urging President Obama to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, joined more than 70 Members of the House of Representatives – led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) – in issuing a letter to President Barack Obama to adopt a federal f... Read Full Article

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