Tag Archives: COVID-19 Updates

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of August 30, 2021

We are resuming the report after a two-week hiatus – a time-period coinciding with the United States (US) Congress and European Union (EU) annual summer recess break – and recapping developments since 16 August in this report.  The EU and US are preparing for the EU-US Trade and Tech Council meeting later this month, with … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 2, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 9:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief | The White House 11:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on his Administration’s response to Hurricane Ida | South Court … 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

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of August 9, 2021

United States (US) employers, including the US Government, are increasingly mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for American employees, amid the past few weeks of increased Delta variant cases. The US Government also moved forward with approving the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for a booster dose for immunocompromised Americans only this week. Meanwhile, the US, in coordination with … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – August 11, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – The President receives the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office 11:15 a.m. EDT – The President meets virtually with business, university, and health care leaders to discuss strategies to … 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

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of August 2, 2021

The United States (US) continues to grapple with the rapidly spreading Delta COVID-19 variant while also moving forward with fulfilling its global COVID-19 vaccine donation pledge. The US economy continues to show growth, albeit dampened by global supply chain challenges. This week, the US Senate moves forward with its bipartisan infrastructure bill prior to its … 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 Executive Branch Update – July 30, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 9:45 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief 11:45 a.m. EDT – The President and The Vice President meet with Governors to discuss ongoing efforts to strengthen wildfire prevention, preparedness … Continue Reading

UPDATED: Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of July 19, 2021

The European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) countered this week with respect to post-Brexit intents related to Gibraltar and Northern Ireland, raising tension between the trading partners.  Separately, the European Commission unveiled a package of legislative proposals this week related to anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing, while the UK announced a new scheme … Continue Reading
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