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Tip Tuesday: What Does a Biden Presidency Mean for Labor Relations?

November 10, 2020

When President-Elect Biden takes office on January 20, 2021, here are a few things expected under the new Biden Administration:

1. Biden will have a very good relationship with labor and he understands labor’s needs and objectives. 

2. OSHA enforcements will be much more aggressive than it has been under the Trump Administration. 

3. Labor policy will be quite progressive, with a focus on increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

4. Biden will push for passage of the PRO (Protecting the Right to Organize) Act. 

5. There will be a much more labor-friendly NLRB and NMB. 

6. Leaders of organized labor could have prominent roles in the Biden Administration.