How the Paycheck Fairness Act is bad legislation

For a number of years the Obama administration has been trying to get the Paycheck Fairness Act passed. I first wrote about this in 2008 and several times since then. The Paycheck Fairness Act is a supposed amendment to the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The EPA has provided protection to women in pay situations …

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What Mr. Obama’s call for new overtime rules means to you.

  One headline declared “With A Swoop of His Pen Obama Makes Millions Workers Eligible For Overtime Pay.” This refers to the speech that President Obama made regarding changing the overtime regulations. The President said he was going to direct the Department of Labor to revise the Fair Labor Standards Act, first passed in 1938 …

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The First 100 Days of Obama: Fistful of Talent Saved Me An Update

The folks over at Fistful of Talent saved me a legislative update. Follow this link to Tough Love: The First 100 Days of the Obama Administration. It is getting very hard to be an employer these days and it is not going to get any easier. So read and learn and prepare. Or be active …

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Apparently Executive Order Means Union Friendly

In his less than one month in office President Obama has had his Executive Order pen working overtime, especially when it comes to pro-union EOs. On January 30th he signed three pro-union orders and then signed more on February 6th. These include: An executive order that requires employers with federal contracts above $100,000 in value …

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