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US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of April 12, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Paycheck Fairness Act | House Approves Bill Healthy Families Act Reintroduced Unemployment Insurance Guidance Independent Contractor & Joint Employment Rules | Lawmakers Submit Comment … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of April 5, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: March Employment Report Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Discretionary Request Released Gig-Worker Rule | Legal Challenges Public Input Solicited | Prevailing Wages for Immigrants & Non-immigrants Labor-Management Reporting Program Revitalized … Continue Reading

The American Jobs Plan Spotlights Infrastructure – Could This Mean Transformational Changes for Transportation?

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 31, President Joe Biden outlined his vision to reimagine and rebuild a new economy. Focused on The American Jobs Plan as a US$2.25 trillion investment in the US that “will create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure and position the US to out-compete China,” he outlined to the … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 22, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration Labor Leadership Update Immigration/Labor-Related Bills Equal Pay, Pregnancy Protections and Health Care/Social Service Worker Protections Workforce Policies | HELP Committee Solicits Input Farmworkers | Outreach, Education, and … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 15, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration Labor Leadership Update Recap | Deputy Secretary of Labor Nominee’s Confirmation Hearing Age Discrimination Bill Introduced Unemployment Benefits Guidance Registered Apprenticeship Programs OSHA National Emphasis Program Launched … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 8, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration Labor Leadership Update Congressional COVID-19 Relief Package Update PRO Act Update Labor Department Rescinds Two Rules | Joint Employer; Independent Contractors Coronavirus Guidance for Miners Guidance on Protecting the Federal Workforce… Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 1, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration labor leadership update Congressional COVID-19 relief package update Federal minimum wage update National Labor Review Board (NLRB) update PRO Act update Gig-worker rule delayed Department of Labor enforcement news Senate HELP … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of February 22, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration labor leadership update Congressional COVID-19 relief package update Republican federal minimum wage proposals Joint employer status under review Department of Labor enforcement news Federal paid family/sick leave policy… Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of February 8, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration labor leadership updates Labor rights bill Congressional COVID relief package language takes shape Federal minimum wage battle Federal Family and Medical Leave updates Worker health safety/unemployment claims Apprenticeship news Labor congressional … Continue Reading
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