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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

No Progress Between Democrats And Republicans As Government Enters Second Week Of Shutdown

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY Federal Government Shutdown Continues As the federal government enters the second week of a shutdown, there has been no progress to end the stalemate between Democrats and Republicans, and it appears more and more likely a resolution of the shutdown and the necessary increase of the nation’s borrowing authority will converge on October … Continue Reading

Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 Delayed

Legislative Activity WRDA Reauthorization Floor consideration of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, has been delayed due to the debate over the continuing resolution. This Week’s Hearings: Despite the shutdown, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee continues to hold hearings and conduct business as usual. The following subcommittee hearings are … Continue Reading