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Democrats Highlight Priorities for Updating Wage and Hour Policies

02.16.17   WASHINGTON - Today the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on "Federal Wage and Hour Policies in the 21st Century." Committee Democrats believe updating wage and hour policies for the 21st century means raising wages, making more workers eligible for overtime pay, ensuring that workers' schedules are fair and that they can take a day off when they get sick without losing pay, finally securing equal pay for equal work, and stopping wage theft. "It is my hope that the work we to … Continue Reading


Scott, Murray Lead Democratic Amicus Brief Supporting DOL’s Overtime Rule

12.22.16   WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), filed a bicameral amicus brief in support of the Department of Labor's (DOL) appeal of a Texas district court's order enjoining the overtime rule. "As members of Congress working to ensure that workers are provided fair wages, amici have a strong interest in the proper … Continue Reading


Scott, Murray Lead Democratic Amicus Brief Supporting DOL’s Overtime Rule

12.22.16   WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), filed a bicameral amicus brief in support of the Department of Labor's (DOL) appeal of a Texas district court's order enjoining the overtime rule. "As members of Congress working to ensure that workers are provided fair wages, amici have a strong interest in the proper … Continue Reading

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