By: Paul Kehoe and Larry Lorber

Please see the recent One Minute Memo (here) from our colleagues in Washington D.C.  In this piece, the authors analyze the real world implications of President Obama’s recent Executive Order entitled “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” that, among other directives, requires prospective federal contractors to disclose “any administrative merits decision, arbitral award or decision, or civil judgment” to the contracting agency under fourteen federal statutes, Executive Orders and all equivalent state labor laws addressing wage and hour, safety and health, collective bargaining, family and medical leave, and civil rights protections.