President Obama Signs Three Executive Orders Concerning Unions


On Friday, January 30, 2009, in a move targeting Bush-era policies that some viewed as unfriendly to organized labor, President Barack Obama signed three executive orders: Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws; Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts; and Economy in Government Contracting. Regarding these orders, President Obama commented, “We need to level the playing field for workers and the unions that represent their interests. . .”

To read the full alert describing these executive orders, click on the PDF linked below.


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