What Employers Need to Know About Biden’s Labor Nominee

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to be his secretary of labor. If confirmed, Walsh would be the first union member to fill this role in nearly half a century — a significant development given that the U.S. Department of Labor wields tremendous influence over workplace policy.

OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips has written this insight on what Walsh’s appointment could mean for employers. In short, the firm writes, “Get ready for a pendulum swing back toward worker-centered policy that employers last experienced during the eight-year Obama administration.” 1/13/2021