Patricia Trainor, J.D.,SPHR—BLR’s Senior Managing Editor, Human Resources—was the featured guest this week on "The Proactive Employer", a weekly radio show hosted by Stephanie Thomas, to talk about how the results of the presidential election could impact employment law and human resources.
"The Proactive Employer" features one-on-one discussions with leading policymakers and thought leaders. During the show, Patricia and Stephanie had a detailed discussion on where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stand on employment law issues. Specific topics of interest to human resources professionals that Patricia and Stephanie discussed include:
- pending ’right to know’regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding employee classification
- affirmative action and OFCCP activity
- the Paycheck Fairness Act
- and the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) reach regarding issues such as social media policies and employee handbooks.
The show, which aired on the Proactive Employer website November 1, was selected for feature the same day on the home page of BlogTalkRadio the largest online talk radio network with millions of listeners.
You can listen to a recording of the recording here: Patricia Trainor's interview on HR issues and the presidential election.