Democratic Advance To Spur Sea Change: Lawyers

Law360 (July 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- If the Democrats win the White House and pick up seats in Congress in November, federal employment laws will likely be overhauled to share more common ground with progressive state-law employment regimes like those in New Jersey and California, employment lawyers say.

A decade of Republican control of the federal levels of government has created a canyon between state and federal law, with many states being far more eager than the federal government to embrace regulation, said Arthur S. Leonard, who teaches at New York Law...
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