GOP jobs plan: Rein in ‘rogue’ NLRB

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by F. Vincent Vernuccio on October 27, 2011

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The Daily Caller 

In the wake of a Senate failure for the president’s jobs bill, Republicans are advancing their own plans in the House of Representatives.

On Wednesday the House Education and Workforce Committee approved legislation that would nullify several decisions of the National Labor Relations Board, which GOP lawmakers have argued stifles investment and job creation. Additional pending legislation has aims ranging from an NLRB funding reduction to its complete abolition.

The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, introduced by Minnesota GOP Rep. John Kline, is one of many bills proposed to rein in what California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa described this month as a “rogue agency.” The legislation will move soon to the full House.

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