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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

SGR Repeal Bill Signed Into Law; Congress Focuses on 21st Century Cures, Telemedicine, Medical Device Tax

Legislative Activity Last Thursday, President Obama signed H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, into law. Also known as the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) package or the “permanent doc fix,” the bill permanently repealed Medicare’s often-criticized physician payment system. The House and Senate each drew support from both sides of the aisle to … Continue Reading