Labor Secretary Hilda Solis says workers face increasing obstacles when they try to form unions and â€œwe need to restore their freedom to do so.â€ In testimony before the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee today, Solis looked back at the departmentâ€™s actions in 2009 and forward to its 2010 agenda.
In reiterating the Obama administrationâ€™s support for the Employee Free Choice Act, Solis said:
I will work to ensure that workersâ€™ rights will be protected. In order to
She also told the panel that the Labor Department will continue to â€œprotect workers in the new economyâ€¦I am committed to enforcing all employment laws.â€