Professor Geetha Rajaram Comments on New Labor Secretary

Monday, March 16, 2009

According to an article in La Opinion, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis will face challenges balancing her strong ties with labor unions and her new duties at Labor Secretary. Economics professor Geetha Rajaram commented in the Spanish-language daily that big businesses are already showing concern. She gave as an example the recent downgrade of Wal-Mart shares by Citibank that cited upcoming legislation to simplify the process of forming unions as a potential concern for the company.