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BREAKING NEWS: Biden Revokes Revokes Proclamation 10014 And Sections 1 Of Proclamation 10052, And Proclamation 10131/Issues...

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February 24, 2021, President Biden posted his Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to The United States. This new proclamation revokes the ones issued under the previous administration which suspended the...more

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NLRB Challenges Brought On By Termination Of GC Robb

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In response to President Biden’s bold decision to terminate former General Counsel Peter Robb in January, employers have begun to raise legal challenges regarding the Biden Administration’s authority to oust Peter Robb. At...more

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OSHA’s Virus Emergency Rule – Unintended Consequences?

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Shortly after his inauguration, President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to consider an Emergency Temporary Standard to address issues relative to the spread of the COVID-19 virus in...more

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Naturalization Test Returning To 2008 Version In March

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On March 1, 2021, USCIS will be returning to the 2008 version of the naturalization civics test. This change is a response to President Joe Biden’s Executive Order, “Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration System,” that...more

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Immigration Reform Bill

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The United States Citizenship Act was introduced on February 18, 2021. Sponsored in the House by Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Calif) and in the Senate by Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the bill calls for broad immigration...more

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Changing Labor Board Membership Will Require Manufacturers To Review Employment Policies

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The Biden administration has made some early moves that strongly suggest it intends significant changes from the five-member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that manufacturers should watch closely. Currently, the...more

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Biden Time: Union Attorney Nominated For NLRB Post, EEOC Wellness Regs Are "Frozen"

The latest. President Joe Biden has nominated Jennifer Abruzzo, special counsel with the Communication Workers of America union, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. This is the position that was...more

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Jennifer Abruzzo Nominated As New General Counsel Of NLRB

On February 17, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Jennifer Abruzzo to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Ms. Abruzzo was most recently a Special Counsel for Strategic Initiatives for the...more

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What President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Could Mean For Employers

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Congress is turning its attention to President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package, which is called the American Rescue Plan. Because the package includes enhanced unemployment benefits that are currently set to...more

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Acting FTC Chairwoman Slaughter Previews Potential FTC Priorities Under New Administration

On February 10, 2021, acting Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter delivered a keynote address on “Protecting Consumer Privacy in a Time of Crisis”1 at the Future of Privacy Forum’s annual Privacy...more

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Consolidated Appropriations Act Of 2021: Energy Financial Incentives

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President Biden has announced ambitious energy and environmental goals in an effort to combat the effects of climate change. Many of the president’s goals hinge on increasing support for alternative forms of energy...more

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Congressional Democrats Advance Pro-Labor Initiatives With Reintroduction Of The PRO Act

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With President Biden charting a fundamentally different course in labor relations, employers should monitor developments taking place. In less than three weeks, Washington saw President Biden’s firing of National Labor...more

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Testimony Against Flavored Tobacco | Affordable Cellular Service | McKinsey Settles Over Opioid Role

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2022 AG Elections- Arkansas Lt. Governor Announces Intent to Run for Attorney General- •Arkansas Republican Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin announced that he is dropping his gubernatorial bid and is running for...more

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DOL Seeks To Delay Tip Regulations, Independent Contractor Final Rules

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One day after President Biden entered office, the White House issued a memorandum directing all agencies to review, and consider delaying, any rules that had been issued by the former administration but that were not yet...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - February 10, 2021

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Key Takeaways - Scientists warn that the coronavirus may be here to stay, like the flu or common cold. GM extended its production cut to mid-March amid the ongoing chip shortage. The UAE’s Hope probe entered Mars’ orbit,...more

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OSHA’s Latest COVID-19 Guidance

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In response to an executive order signed by President Biden, OSHA recently issued updated COVID-19 guidance recommending that all employers adopt a formal COVID-19 prevention plan, incorporating the following activities and...more

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Offshore Wind Positioned To Take Off Under Biden

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Europe’s offshore wind sector enjoyed a record $31 billion of investment in 2020. The U.S has some serious work to do to catch up. While development of land-based wind and solar projects continues at a rapid pace across the...more

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Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses - February 2021

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Native American Law & Tribal Advocacy - The First 100 Days: President Biden Signs Memo on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships - Last week, President Biden signed a Memorandum on Tribal...more

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Choice Of Marty Walsh As Secretary Of Labor Signals Huge Pendulum Swing

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I have been praising the Opinion Letters which have, of late, been issuing from the US Department of Labor because, candidly, they are displaying a business friendly attitude, or should I say, a pragmatic approach to the...more

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Biden’s EO Expands Title IX To Prohibit LGBTQ Discrimination

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The Biden administration’s Executive Order 13988, “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation,” expands prohibited forms of sex discrimination under Title IX of the Education...more

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Biden Directs Review Of Immigration Policies, Seeks To Reduce Unnecessary Barriers

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On the same day his nominee for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayorkas, was confirmed, President Joe Biden signed several Executive Orders regarding immigration, including one that directs...more

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Acting NLRB General Counsel Rescinds Policy Guidance, Signals More Changes To Come

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New National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) Acting General Counsel Peter Sung Ohr has wasted no time. In a February 1, 2021, Memorandum, Ohr announced rescission of 10 individual policy directives issued by Peter Robb....more

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Travel Tip Of The Day: Mask Up Starting February 2nd If You Plan To Use Public Transportation

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Making good on President Biden’s position that everyone should wear a mask when using public transportation, the CDC issued an Order effective February 2nd requiring all travelers using public transportation to wear masks...more

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Biden Proposes $15 Minimum Wage

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Last week, President Biden and Congressional Democrats unveiled their proposal for a $15 an hour minimum wage bill. The current federal minimum wage has been $7.25 an hour since 2009. In many instances, federal minimum wage...more

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TSA Mandates Masks!

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Shortly after taking office, President Biden signed an executive order mandating the use of masks on all federal property and for people involved in interstate transportation. All such orders eventually spawn agency guidance...more

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