Bonnefil, Levine, Discuss Impact of Obama Administration On Immigration and Labor and Employment Law

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Pierre Bonnefil, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice in the New York office, and Michael Levine, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment and Litigation practices and Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability ("CSR") group, discussed the impact of the new Obama Administration on immigration, labor and employment, and international trade on the Internet radio program, "Right Here, Right Now, with Daniel Gutierrez."

During the radio segment, titled, "Your Future in the President Obama Administration," Bonnefil discussed Janet Napolitano, the incoming head of the Homeland Security Department; the state of worksite enforcement; the nature and importance of E-Verify; federal contracting rules; state laws on worksite enforcement/government contracting; and the prospect for immigration reform in areas important for business community.

Levine spoke about what American businesses can expect in terms of domestic labor law enforcement compliance under the Obama administration and the president's choice for Secretary of Labor, California Rep. Hilda L. Solis; how enforcement and regulation might differ in the Obama presidency from the Bush presidency; some key pending and prospective legislation; how President Obama's call for a renewed emphasis upon responsibility might affect businesses; how CSR, and Sustainability will they be affected by the Obama Presidency; and compliance challenges and business opportunities for US and multinational business.