Safety and Health Law in the Obama Administration - Aggregates Manager

    30 September 2009

    While Republicans and moderate Democratic congressional members are expressing concerns over the economy and job losses as well as objecting to the costs and impacts of “cap and trade” carbon taxes and health care taxes, President Obama is filling key positions at the Department of Labor with vocal advocates of increased regulation and enforcement. In the middle of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, with unemployment approaching 10 percent nationally and exceeding 20 percent in segments of industrial America, the President’s Department of Labor appointees will be put to the test of saving and creating jobs, while striving to achieve their long-held regulatory goals.

    Reprinted with permission from Aggregates Manager.