Employment Regulators To Stay Bold In Obama's 2nd Term

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- With President Barack Obama securing a second term in Tuesday's election, attorneys expect federal agencies to continue aggressively enforcing labor and employment laws and interpreting them expansively to cover the greatest number of workers.

The president signaled his commitment to strengthening legal protections for employees early in his first term by making the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act the first statute he signed into law. But with much of his legislative agenda stymied by a divided Congress, President Obama made do with robust enforcement of current...
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