Rep. Kiley to Chair Hearing on WHD’s Economically Damaging Regulations

Hearing will examine the economically damaging rules promulgated by DOL’s Wage and Hour Division

Who: Subcommittee Chair Kiley, Members of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

What: Chair Kiley will convene the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections for a hearing titled “Cutting Corners at WHD: Examining the Cost to Workers, Small Businesses, and the Economy.”

When: Tomorrow, July 18th, at 10:15 A.M.

Where: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Press: The meeting is open to press and will be livestreamed here.

“WHD is pushing economically damaging regulations that will negatively impact the economy and small businesses. WHD rules are excessively burdensome, impose enormous costs on businesses and workers, and harm job creation and economic growth,” said Chairman Kiley. “Congress has made clear the importance of carefully considering small businesses’ needs in agency rulemaking, yet DOL continues to push federal legislation harmful to job creators.”

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Jonathan Wolfson, Chief Legal Officer and Policy Director, Cicero Institute
  • Ms. Elizabeth Milito, Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center
  • Dr. Aaron Sojourner, Senior Researcher, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Ms. Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

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