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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

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of August 23, 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: COVID-19 Updates Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Unemployment Insurance Update AFL-CIO President Election Results EEOC Increases Voting Transparency Mexican Labor Dispute Resolution Workforce Hub Grant Opportunity… Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of August 9, 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: COVID-19 Updates Build Back Better Updates Republicans Spotlight Inflation and Effect on Paychecks Democrats Introduce Legislation to Improve Nursing Homes for Residents and Workers NLRB GC Unveils Priorities Labor … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of August 2, 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: July Jobs Report US Economy Updates COVID-19 Updates Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Federal Paid Leave Event Senate HELP Committee Advances Pregnant Workers Bill Workplace Diversity Alliance Announced Democratic … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of July 26, 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: U.S. Economy Update COVID-19 Updates Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Final Rule to Rescind March 2020 Joint Employer Rule Readout of the President’s Meeting with Legislators on Immigration Commerce … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of July 19, 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 Commerce Department Announces $3 Billion Investment in America’s Communities NPRM Announced to Implement $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Democrats Highlight Need for Workforce … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of July 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 Budget Reconciliation Spending Package Agreed to in Principle House Appropriations Committee Advances Labor Spending Bill Farmworker COVID-19 Vaccination Effort Urged Federal Funding for Workers … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of June 28, 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: June Jobs Report Released Democrats Introduce Legislation to Invest in Care Workers Republicans Introduce Paid Leave Incentive Bill President Signs EEOC-Related Bill Labor Department Grants Announced States Sued for … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of June 21, 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 “Forced Labor” Update House Approves the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act NPRM for Tipped Workers Announced Labor Department Grants Announced USMCA Labor Enforcement … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of June 14, 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: Labor Department’s Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Senate HELP Republican Leaders Press for a Hearing on the President’s Budget Proposal House Education & Labor Subcommittee … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of May 31, 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: May Jobs Report Released Half of U.S. States Curb Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits The President’s FY 2022 Budget Request Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates Labor Department OIG Report on … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of May 24, 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 More Republican-Led States Curb Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits House W&M Republicans Introduced Paid Family Leave Bill Two Workplace Bills Advance Out of Committee OSHA … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of May 17, 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 More Republican States Curb Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits Republicans Introduce Legislation to Combat Unemployment Fraud Resolution to Overturn Workplace Bias Claim Rule Advances in … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of May 10, 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 U.S. Economy Update Fourteen Republican States Curb Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits Unemployment Insurance Fraud WIOA House Hearing Recapped Longshore/Harbor Workers COVID-19 Compensation Bill Introduced … Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of May 3, 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 April Jobs Report Independent Contractor Rule Withdrawn Montana Governor Launches Return-to-Work Bonuses; South Carolina Curbs Federal, Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits Unemployment Insurance (UI) Overpayment Guidance … Continue Reading
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