Legislative Update for the Week of November 25, 2013

Federal Agencies Issue Fall 2013 Unified Agendas and Regulatory Plans

In a quiet release two days before Thanksgiving, federal agencies issued their fall 2013 unified agendas and regulatory plans.  The unified agendas, published twice a year, provide a roadmap of agency activity for the coming months, and highlight what proposed and final rules are imminent.  The regulatory plans, published in conjunction with the fall agendas, provide additional details about the most significant actions the agencies plan to undertake in the coming year, and identify agency priorities.  The following summarizes the key regulatory measures that the Department of Labor (DOL), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) consider priorities for 2014. Read the full post here. (November 27, 2013)

NYU and UAW Agree to Union Election for Graduate Students

NYU and the UAW have reached an agreement to pave the way for an election among covered graduate students at NYU and NYU-Poly to determine whether the graduate students will be represented as a bargaining unit by the UAW. Read the full post here. (November 27, 2013)

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