Labor Secretary Backs EFCA, Strong Enforcement

Law360, New York (February 3, 2010, 6:57 PM EST) -- Signaling the Obama administration's commitment to increasing enforcement of labor laws in 2010, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis on Wednesday gave strong support to the Employee Free Choice Act and said her department is particularly committed to enforcing worker pay and workplace safety regulations.

In testimony before the House Committee on Education and Labor, Solis emphasized the U.S. Department of Labor's 2009 accomplishments and said she plans to continue increased enforcement of laws governing the workplace.

Solis said she viewed passing the controversial EFCA — which was...
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