Tag Archives: U.S. Congress

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

DHS Funding Deadline Days Away; Federal Judge Blocks President Obama’s Immigration Actions

Legislative Activity DHS Funding Deadline Days Away With days before U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding expires on February 27, Congress appears no closer to resolving the partisan impasse. The Senate has set aside time Monday to vote on the House version of the spending bill (H.R. 240), but it remains to be seen … Continue Reading

WTO Adopts Multilateral Trade Facilitation Deal; Mourning Nelson Mandela

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Trade Over the weekend, the White House welcomed the news that the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopted a multilateral trade facilitation deal reached in Bali, Indonesia. The United States and India compromised on food subsidies, and a Latin American bloc led by Cuba dropped its opposition to an agreement. At … Continue Reading