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January 28, 2021

New Administration Pushes for $15 Minimum Wage

In numerous ways, the Biden administration has made clear that increasing the minimum wage to $15 is a top priority of the new administration.

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January 25, 2021

Expiration of State Preemption of Anti-Discrimination Ordinances Prompts North Carolina Counties and Cities to Enhance Protections at the Local Level

A vestige of the aftermath of North Carolina’s infamous 2016 “House Bill 2” (also known as “the Bathroom Bill”) expired on December 1, 2020, paving the way for local North Carolina governments to pass or reinstate anti-discrimination ordinances.

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January 25, 2021

Biden Revokes Trump Executive Order on Diversity and Inclusion, Adopts Policies “Advancing Racial Equity” and Extending LGBT Protections

President Biden signed a flurry of executive orders on January 20, 2021, his first day in office, a number of which rescinded or revised the prior administration’s executive orders and policies with regard to equity in the workplace.

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January 19, 2021

What to Expect in Labor and Employment Law Under the Biden Administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. imminent and Democrats now poised to take control of the Senate, WPI offers the following insights on what may be expected on the labor and employment front in the weeks and months to come.

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December 23, 2020

Federal Court Issues Nationwide Injunction of Executive Order on Diversity and Inclusion Training

A federal court has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction banning the enforcement of Executive Order 13950, which seeks to prohibit purported “stereotyping” and “scapegoating” based on race and sex in certain workplace trainings.

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December 21, 2020

Congress Set to Approve Additional COVID-19 Relief for Individuals, Small Businesses

As 2020 draws to a close, Congress appears to be on track to approve a final round of COVID-19 relief before adjourning until January 2021.

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November 11, 2020

OFCCP Issues Final Rule Outlining Procedures for Resolving Employment Discrimination

On November 10, 2020, OFCCP published in the Federal Register a final rule on procedures to resolve potential employment discrimination.

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October 26, 2020

Demystifying President Trump's Executive Order on Diversity Training

A discussion of President Trump’s Executive Order, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” which curbs the discussion of certain topics from diversity and inclusion training provided by federal contractors and grantees.

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October 22, 2020

OFCCP Issues Voluntary Request for Information Regarding Diversity and Inclusion Programs

On October 21, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance released a Request for Information (RFI) relating to federal contractor and subcontractor training, and the recently issued Executive Order 13950.

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October 8, 2020

California Legislature Essentially Eliminates Public Works “De Minimis” Exception

On September 30, 2020, Governor Newsom signed into law AB 2231, which limits the “de minimis” exception to California prevailing wage laws to all but the smallest projects.

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