Legislative Push Likely As Economy Improves

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- President Obama has spent his first four months in office focusing on the economic crisis, but lawyers expect to see a push to enact labor and employment-related legislation that the president has long supported, if the economy continues to improve.

Though many of the bills that Obama backed as a senator have yet to become law, his time in the White House has been largely consistent with expectations, attorneys say.

Days after taking office, Obama signed off on the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and in...
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