Labor Agencies Brace For New President

Law360, New York (March 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the U.S. presidential election draws closer, employment lawyers predict Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) will step up enforcement measures and boost funding for U.S. agencies that handle employment issues if elected, while John McCain (R-Ariz.) will likely take a more hands-off approach.

The National Labor Relations Board, which has three empty commissioner seats, stands to experience the most change with the next president, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor are also on deck to undergo a few reforms, according to lawyers....
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