The House Education and Workforce Committee recently held three hearings on ‘labor’ related topics. Below is a concise summary with embedded links. Hearing: NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) The House Ed & Workforce’s HELP Subcommittee recently held a hearing regarding the NLRB: “Emerging Trends at the National Labor Relations Board”. The purpose of this hearing was to provide a broad overview of the board’s history and authority, as well as discusses recent actions taken
The Department of Labor will unveil the Administration’s budget proposal for FY2012 on Monday. A webchat will be held at 1:30pm (Eastern). In the mean time, Congress is still working through FY11 Continuing Resolution issues for the remainder of this fiscal year – which ends September 30.
The House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections has scheduled a hearing (http://dld.bz/KTcP) to Investigate OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda and its Impact on Job Creation for Tues, Feb 15. The primary focus of the hearing will be to explore how the Fall 2010 Regulatory Agenda and other recent agency policies adversely impact business sentiment and job creation. It’s likely that the Subcommittee will cover such issues as the Safety & Health Program Rule / I2P2, Diacetyl / Food Flavo