Policy issues often have long term widespread and pervasive impact on businesses. Not only can new governmental policies significantly affect the climate for business innovation and growth, they create precedents that affect future legislation and potentially spread across jurisdictions.
Each installment of the Policy Matters Podcast will provide timely updates regarding potential adverse impacts on benefits that policy changes can have on industry growth and offer a preview of what’s next in the competitive marketplace.
Episode 8: A Fireside Chat with Former OFCCP Director Craig Leen
In this two-part episode, Scott Hecker, Senior Counsel in the Labor and Employment department of Seyfarth’s Washington, DC office, discusses the inner workings of U.S. DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs with its former director, Craig Leen, who headed the office from December 2018 through the end of the Trump Administration.
Part I - In part one, Scott and Craig look at the OFCCP’s accomplishments and activities during the Trump Administration.
Part II - In part two, Scott and Craig discuss the anticipated policy shifts under President Biden.
For full context, it is recommended that both pieces are listened to, in order.