What’s in a Name? House Labor Committee Reborn

Labor Committee

In one of the first moves of the soon-to-be Democratic Majority in the House of Representatives, Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott has been elected Chair of the newly christened House Education and Labor Committee. Yes, you read that right: (Re)Introducing the House Education and Labor Committee.  The House Education and Workforce Committee is no more.  What’s in a…

Chamber of Commerce: Killing Unions More Important Than Saving Lives

The Chamber of Commerce is nothing if it’s not consistent. Consistently opposed to each and every new protection issued or contemplated by OSHA, consistently challenging every new OSHA initiative in court, consistently (and drastically) overestimating the cost of every proposed OSHA standard, consistently opposed to any action by OSHA that would expand (or even maintain) workers’…

Making OSHA More Effective: President Trump and Secretary Acosta Need Your Help!

President Trump and Labor Secretary Acosta need you to do something for your country. On March 13, President Trump signed an “Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch” directing the head of each agency to submit a “proposed plan to reorganize the agency, if appropriate, in order to improve the efficiency,…