• President Obama Signs Legislation Providing Tax Breaks To Employers for Hiring Unemployed Workers
  • March 30, 2010 | Authors: Ashley D. Brightwell; Lisa H. Cassilly; Brett E. Coburn; Clare H. Draper
  • Law Firm: Alston & Bird LLP - Atlanta Office
  • On Thursday, March 18, 2010, President Obama signed into law the “Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act” (“the HIRE Act”). The measure represents a slimmed-down version of the $85 billion “Jobs Bill” drafted in the Senate in February. The President and congressional leaders indicated that the HIRE Act is the first of a series of legislative measures aimed at fostering job growth.