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Forced Labor Legal Developments in Europe: EU Council and Parliament Negotiate Final Text for Proposed Regulation

While many have focused in recent months on the US enforcement of the forced labor import ban (19 U.S.C. 1307) and the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) (Public Law No. 117-78), the EU is working on its own set of regulations prohibiting products made with forced labor from entering the EU market. A proposal … Continue Reading

The End of “Chevron” or Its Rebirth?

Fishermen in the small town of Cape May, New Jersey, are at the epicenter of a legal challenge that could reshape the landscape of federal agency authority. The fishermen are challenging the entrenched “Chevron” doctrine, which for years has afforded deference to government agencies with respect to reasonable interpretation of ambiguous statutes. The US Supreme … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of February 5, 2022

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: President Boosts Unions January Jobs Report America COMPETES Act Update Potential Overtime Rule Change Scrutinized Wage & Hour Division Plusses Up Federal Vaccine Mandate Updates COVID-19 Updates Upcoming Congressional … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of November 29, 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: November Jobs Report COVID-19 Updates | Winter Plan Announced Federal Vaccine Mandate Legal Challenges Update Notable Labor Department Developments Other Notable COVID-19 Developments Labor Department Leadership Updates Stronger Labor … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of November 1, 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: The Administration Releases its COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Rule U.S. States Challenge Federal Vaccine Mandates Other General COVID-19 Updates October Jobs Report House Approves Bill to Address Age Discrimination Labor … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of October 25, 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: Reconciliation Spending Measure/Infrastructure Package Updates U.S. Economy Update COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Mandate Updates Other General COVID-19 Updates Labor Department Confirmation Updates Tipped Worker Final Rule Published Republicans Challenge NLRB … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of October 18, 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: Reconciliation Spending Measure/Infrastructure Package Updates Fed Reserve Weighs in on Labor Shortages and Inflation COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Mandate and Health Care Facilities Mandate Updates Other General COVID-19 Updates Vice … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of September 27, 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: Reconciliation Package Updates COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Mandate Updates COVID-19 Updates New Job Quality Initiative Announced U.S.-EU Trade and Tech Council Meeting Recapped Worst Forms of Child Labor Annual Report … Continue Reading
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