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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

Global Investment Perspective | Building Modern, Sustainable Infrastructure and Equitable, Clean Energy Future

The Biden administration is setting out plans for unprecedented investment in US infrastructure and clean energy plans that are at the heart of the administration’s recovery program to “Build Back Better.” Amid all the fanfare, the key questions for the global investor community will be how and when key projects are structured and brought to … 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

“Buy American” in the Biden Era

Recent modifications to regulations and federal government acquisition policies portend big change for contractors across the US, and their suppliers around the world. We anticipate an increasingly complex legal terrain with respect to the Made in America laws which will undoubtedly affect the global supply chain. Are you prepared?… Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of January 18, 2021

A peaceful transition of presidential power occurred in the United States (US) on Wednesday, 20 January, in Washington, D.C., with President Joe Biden now leading the country and calling for unity.  Over his first few days, President Biden immediately signed a number of orders, ranging from addressing COVID-19 to climate change and other topics.  Prior … Continue Reading

From Crisis to Opportunity – Looking Ahead at Biden-Harris’s Plan to “Build Back Better”

January 20, 2021, marked the official start of the Biden-Harris Administration and Day One of putting the new administration’s “Build Back Better” plan into action. Leading up to the first day of this historic US administration, members of our Southeast US Public Policy team, Amol Naik and Austin Harrison, along with former US Congressman for … Continue Reading

Transition 2020 | Biden Administration Policy Towards the UAE and the Gulf (Video)

In partnership with the US-UAE Business Council (Business Council) and its 2020 “Back to Business” webinar series, our Public Policy colleagues, including former elected and appointed US government officials, joined Danny E. Seabright, President of the Business Council to share their outlook on domestic and foreign policy priorities of the incoming Biden Administration, and their … Continue Reading

Transition 2020 | Biden and Trade: Renewed Transatlantic Relationships

President-Elect Joe Biden is expected to prioritize rebuilding transatlantic relations, after several years of elevated tensions on a number of trade priorities. US and European officials have traded barbs on a number of fronts – from World Trade Organization (WTO) reform to the long-standing large civil aircraft dispute, and from Section 232 national security tariffs … Continue Reading

Transition 2020 | Defense and National Security Policy Under the Incoming Biden Administration

Both major change and desired continuity can be expected.  Beginning with perhaps the most historically significant change we expect to see in President-elect Biden’s defense and national security organizations, we believe that the Nation will see the first female serving as the Secretary of Defense.… Continue Reading
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