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  • Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act


    A picture of Representative John Kline

    Representative John Kline

    From: MN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    KLINE. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 146, I call up the bill (H.R. 1120) to prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from taking any action that requires a quorum of the members of the...



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    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 1120, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act. First, some history. The National Labor Relations Act...



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    Representative Brett Guthrie

    From: KY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    GUTHRIE. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1120. This bill is important for our employers, employees, and our Constitution. It has already been said, but I'd...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, there is a basic principle of Anglo- American common law that reaches back to antiquity that goes as follows: Without a remedy, there is no right. Ubi jus, ibi remedium. That...



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    Representative Luke Messer

    From: IN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    MESSER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act. Despite the rhetoric on the other side of the aisle, this important legislation will...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, being a middle class American today often means being caught in the middle, caught in the middle of the partisan posturing in Washington. And the situation we are in here today...



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    Representative Larry Bucshon

    From: IN District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    BUCSHON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act. This legislation provides much-needed clarity for employers, employees, and other...



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    Representative Steve Womack

    From: AR District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    WOMACK. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, our Framers were visionaries. They had the foresight to not only establish constitutional principles and processes that address the challenges...



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    Representative Tim Walberg

    From: MI District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    WALBERG. I thank the chairman. [[Page H1968]] Mr. Speaker, I am proud to be in the battle for the middle class of Michigan's great Seventh District, as well as the middle class of the United States. ...



    A picture of Representative Linda T. Sánchez

    Representative Linda T. Sánchez

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-04-12

    SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 1120, the Republican plan to shut down the NLRB. This plan is just the latest in a seemingly unending series of Republican attacks...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act. If you're sick of government, spend a couple...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. I thank my good friend. I'm so glad my good friend talked about the question of fairness because I believe...



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    Representative Todd Rokita

    From: IN District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-12

    ROKITA. I thank the chairman for yielding. I'm struck by the mention of fairness from the gentlelady who just spoke. What is fair is the rule of law, and that's what this country was founded on. That...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    DeLAURO. I rise in strong opposition to this ill-conceived bill. It aims to effectively shut down the National Labor Relations Board-- another direct attack by this House majority on workers' rights. ...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I oppose H.R. 1120. This is just a naked attempt to neuter the National Labor Relations Board. This is done in concert with the United States Senate, which refuses to...



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    Representative Eric Swalwell

    From: CA District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    SWALWELL of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 1120, the so-called Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor- Management Relations Act. House Republicans today are continuing...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, it is disappointing that House Resolution 1120, the so-called ``Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Relations Act'' would actually create greater uncertainty for labor unions...



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    Representative James R. Langevin

    From: RI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    LANGEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 1120, the ironically and unfortunately-named ``Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act.'' The National Labor Relations...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    CROWLEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to urge my colleagues to vote ``no'' on yet another attack on workers' protections. The National Labor Relations Board has provided stability between workers and...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to oppose this attempt to strip worker protections in this country by shutting down the National Labor Relations Board. The Majority argues that this bill somehow...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 1120, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act. This legislation is anti-worker, anti-management, and rather than...



    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-04-12

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, as our economy continues to recover, Congress should avoid any action that would destabilize employer-employee relationships--something that we can all agree is essential for our...



    A picture of Representative Gene Green

    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120). H.R. 1120 requires the NLRB to cease all activity that...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I oppose H.R. 1120. This is just a naked attempt to neuter the National Labor Relations Board. This is done in concert with the United States Senate, which refuses to...



    A picture of Representative Cheri Bustos

    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-12

    BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentlewoman opposed to the bill? Mrs. BUSTOS. I am opposed. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report...