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June 16, 2021

Labor and Employment Rulemaking Prominent in President Biden’s First Regulatory Agenda

On June 11, 2021, the federal government released its unified federal regulatory agenda for spring 2021, which outlines regulatory and deregulation actions agencies expect to take in the coming months.

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May 3, 2021

Hitting the Ground Running: The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration, and Key Takeaways for Employers

In September 2020, then-candidate Joe Biden promised that, if elected, he would be the “strongest labor president you’ve ever had.” In his first 100 days in office, now President Biden has acted quickly and aggressively to make good on this pledge.

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May 3, 2021

New York City Executive Order Imposes Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements on Organizations that Contract with City Agencies

By Adriana Foreman New York City Executive Order 64 (the “Order”) imposes new sexual harassment reporting requirements on organizations that contract with New York City agencies for “human services.”

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April 28, 2021

Biden Increases Minimum Wage and Phases Out Tip Credit for Federal Contractors

On April 27, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden issued an executive order increasing the minimum wage for workers working on or in connection with a federal government contract.

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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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