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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

Immigration Provision Removed from House Defense Bill; House Committee To Consider Pending Legislation; DHS Secretary: Global Terror Threat in ‘New Phase’

Legislative Activity Immigration Provision Removed from House Defense Bill On Friday, the House passed H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2016, by a vote of 269 in favor and 151 against. During floor debate, the chamber narrowly approved an amendment proposed by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) stripping language from H.R. 1735 that would … Continue Reading

Immigration Amendments Threaten Annual Defense Authorization Bill; DOJ Acknowledges it Extended Benefits to Illegal Immigrants Despite Court Order

Legislative Activity Immigration Amendments Threaten Annual Defense Authorization Bill This week, the House of Representatives will debate the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 1735), Congress’s annual measure authorizing defense programs. During its consideration of the bill last week, the House Armed Services Committee approved two amendments that would ask the Defense Secretary … Continue Reading
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