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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

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 – May 28, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:45 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and Governor Ralph Northam deliver remarks to celebrate the significant progress Virginia has made in the fight against COVID-19, in partnership with the Biden-Harris Administration; The First … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – December 30, 2020

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* *The US President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change. THE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled. According to the White House, during the Holiday season, President Trump will … Continue Reading

Transition 2020 | Biden and Trade: Deepening Ties with Latin American Allies

While President-Elect Biden supported the Obama Administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, he has since said he would renegotiate the Asia-Pacific pact. He views the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as the gold standard, especially on enforcement, environment, and labor provisions. Any future trade agreements will likely seek to at least achieve these same standards. Rule of law … Continue Reading

President Obama Hosts the Nordic Leaders Summit; Senate NDAA Committee Markup Ahead, While Full Senate Attempts (Again) to Pass the MTB Reform Bill

Vice President Joe Biden hosted the U.S.-Caribbean and Central American Energy Summit last week, reaffirming the U.S. commitment to addressing energy security concerns in the Western Hemisphere.  President Barack Obama will host the Nordic Leaders Summit in Washington on Friday to deepen U.S.-Nordic cooperation and affirm the U.S. commitment to European security, trans-Atlantic trade and the … Continue Reading
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