Wage Discrimination Bill Passes Senate, Card-Check Obama's First Labor Test

Government and Economy Ledbetter Wage Bill Passes Senate The Lilly Ledbetter Bill, a wage discrimination bill that presages the pro-labor stance of the Democratic-controlled Congress and White House, has cleared the Senate and could be signed by President Obama within days. Unions vs. Business: An Early Test for Obama President Obama is facing an early important test—card-check—the Employee Free Choice Act. It is a key goal for Labor, which is hoping for action this spring; but that has some other Obama allies—seeing the reaction of business interests—very wor... [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/25

Politics and Government Foundation Laid for Obama Stimulus PackagePresident-elect Barack Obama had his aides develop a plan to quickly pump money into the economy, create millions of jobs and deliver a tax cut to the poor and middle class. They came up with a two-year economic rescue is expected to cost about $500 billion. Small Business Health Care Woes U.S. senators are proposing legislative fixes for high health insurance costs. Economics and Labor Issues Entrepreneurs Who Kept Coming Back [Read Full Article]