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Photos: Rubio Tours The Villages Charter School

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) toured The Villages Charter School with Villages Charter School President Dr. Gary Lester. Rubio has long defended and supported school choice in Florida. While at the school, Rubio also met with members of the girl’s flag football...

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Rubio Habla Con Oscar Haza

“La Administración Biden nos ha puesto en una posición sumamente difícil, porque ahora Venezuela, a través de Maduro, está chantajeando a EE.UU.” El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Oscar Haza en Ahora con Oscar Haza de Zeta 92.3 y Mega TV, sobre el...

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Senators Rubio, Barrasso, Cornyn and Representative Johnson Reintroduce Bill Allowing Employers to Award Performance-Based Raises to Unionized Workers

May 23, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), John Barrasso (R-WY), and John Cornyn (R-TX) reintroduced the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees (RAISE) Act, which would amend the National Labor Relations Act to allow employers to give merit-based compensation increases to their employees, even if those increases are not part of a collective bargaining agreement. If enacted, the RAISE Act would make wages set in union contracts a minimum floor, while giving employers the flexibility to reward employees for their hard work. U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) introduced companion legislation in the House.
 
“There is nothing more American than rewarding hard work,” Rubio said. “Union bosses should not be able to arbitrarily block a performance-based raise earned by a hard-working employee. The RAISE Act would bring greater fairness and opportunity to the modern workplace by giving American workers the freedom to earn more money for a job well done.”
 
“Great workers make businesses successful. When employers want to share profits with their hardest-working employees, regulations and union requirements shouldn’t be allowed to stand in the way,” Johnson said. “The RAISE Act will provide employers flexibility to give hard-working employees a raise. Hard work should be rewarded, not discouraged.”
 
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