Academic journal article Labor Law Journal

From the Editor

Academic journal article Labor Law Journal

From the Editor

Article excerpt

Dear Reader:

The re-election of President Barack Obama provides some clarity to the labor and employment landscape, at least in terms of federal agencies and regulatory actions.

Most experts believe that, faced with a divided Congress, the president is unlikely to pursue any pure labor and employment legislation, such as the Employee Free Choice Act Any legislation that does affect the field would likely be only tangentially related, as in the case of immigration reform. Organized labor seems resigned to the lack of legislative movement and it appears as though unions will focus their legislative efforts on the state level.

The lack of legislative efforts will be countered by vigorous enforcement efforts by the federal agencies that deal with labor and employment law. The NLRB, the EEOC, and the DOL can all be expected to continue their vigorous enforcement of the laws that each have jurisdiction over, with the DOL's wage and hour enforcement efforts likely being the most active. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.