#WorkforceWednesday: Obama-Era Approach, Pro-Union Push, and States Split on Vaccination Policies - Employment Law This Week®

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Welcome to #WorkforceWednesday. This week, we look at the return to Obama-era employment and labor policies, with a key difference: unionization.

Biden DOL Takes an Obama-Era Approach

Recent action from the Department of Labor (DOL) has signaled a strategy of reverting back to a slew of Obama-era policies. One such rollback is the withdrawal of the final independent contractor rule.

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Welcome to #WorkforceWednesday. This week, we look at the return to Obama-era employment and labor policies, with a key difference: unionization.

Biden DOL Takes an Obama-Era Approach

Recent action from the Department of Labor (DOL) has signaled a strategy of reverting back to a slew of Obama-era policies. One such rollback is the withdrawal of the final independent contractor rule.

President Biden Signs Pro-Union Executive Order

While much of the DOL action is reminiscent of the Obama era, a key difference is the president himself. Biden is largely considered the most pro-union American president in decades.

States Split on Workplace Vaccine Policy Regulations

Texas and Florida, among other states, have banned businesses from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” for entry. At the same time, New York’s Excelsior Pass offers residents a digital vaccine passport to simplify proof of vaccination. States also differ in their approach to paid time off for vaccination.

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