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  • Grothman Discusses Overtime Pay in Workforce Protections Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned human resource professionals, labor policy experts and business owners about federal wages and the overtime rule during an Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks: “Why don’t we talk more about the overtime rule - the cause of workers who were previously exempt from overtime to be included in overtime. I always like to repeat a story of a buddy of mine back home whose daug... Read more

  • Grothman: Delay the DOL Overtime Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) last night spoke on floor of the U.S. House of Representatives about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule. Grothman spoke in support of the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), which will provide a six-month delay in the effective date of the DOL rule. Excerpt of Grothman’s remarks: “As we look at this [rule], what is it about? It’s saying you have to pay overtime to someone who’s making over $47,000 a ... Read more

  • Grothman Receives Award for Championing Small Business
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today received the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award. Grothman received the award because of his strong small business voting record in Congress. The Guardian of Small Business Award is the most prestigious award given out by the NFIB and is only awarded to legislators who vote in favor of small businesses on key issues – including taxes, healthcare and regulations - at least 70 percent of the time. Groth... Read more

  • Grothman discusses challenges of owning a small business with local business owners
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) hosted a Bring Small Businesses Back (BSBB) town hall event with Job Creators Network (JCN) and Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce at the UW-Oshkosh Alumni Center on Monday. The event brought together 17 local small business owners, government officials and economic development experts, along with JCN CEO Alfredo Ortiz to discuss the most pressing issues facing these businesses, including over taxation, overregulation and lack of access to credit. Popular topic... Read more

  • Grothman to Host Town Hall Focusing on Struggles of Small Business Owners
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    (Washington, D.C.) — Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) announced that he will host a town hall event at the UW-Oshkosh Alumni Center on Aug. 1, 2016. The event will focus on finding solutions to the biggest problems faced by small businesses – including overtaxation, overregulation and lack of access to credit. The town hall is open to small business owners and residents of the 6th District. President and CEO of the Job Creators Network (JCN) Alfredo Ortiz will also give a present... Read more

  • Grothman Votes To Block National Labor Relations Board Ambush Election Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wisconsin) released the following statement after his vote on the floor to block the NLRB Ambush Election rule through a Resolution of Congressional Disapproval. This overreach by the NLRB would have effectively reduced an employee’s ability to make decisions, maintain their privacy, and would particularly burden small businesses by saddling them with increased legal costs and an inability to speak with their employees. View Congressman Grothman’s... Read more