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US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 8, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration Labor Leadership Update Congressional COVID-19 Relief Package Update PRO Act Update Labor Department Rescinds Two Rules | Joint Employer; Independent Contractors Coronavirus Guidance for Miners Guidance on Protecting the Federal Workforce… Continue Reading

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of March 1, 2021

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches. In this issue, we cover: Biden Administration labor leadership update Congressional COVID-19 relief package update Federal minimum wage update National Labor Review Board (NLRB) update PRO Act update Gig-worker rule delayed Department of Labor enforcement news Senate HELP … Continue Reading

Public Policy Briefing – July 16, 2020

Coronavirus cases in the US are surging. States are closing bars and restaurants. States, local governments, schools and private enterprises are calling upon the federal government for aid, and the US Congress is preparing to craft bipartisan emergency legislation of US$1 trillion or more. It’s March 2020 all over again – only this time, legislators … Continue Reading

COVID-19: US Developments – Implementation and Oversight of CARES Act – June 11, 2020

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who has been the lead domestic policy negotiator for President Donald Trump and his administration during the COVID-19 crisis, made clear in testimony Wednesday to congressional lawmakers that the White House believes passage of another major coronavirus response package will be necessary soon, notwithstanding a generally positive national jobs report … Continue Reading

COVID-19: US Developments – Implementation and Oversight of CARES Act – June 2, 2020

For the first time since early 2020, the dominant topic in the American policy debate is not the COVID-19 pandemic. With national attention consumed by protests, riots and the state of race relations in the United States, efforts continue in Washington to stabilize and stimulate an American economy that was brought to a screeching halt … Continue Reading
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