This week, we’re looking at how employment laws and regulations are being impacted by the Biden administration’s recent actions on the international and national stages. 

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President Biden’s First State of the Union

President Biden gave his first State of the Union address last week, focusing largely on Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The President also used the State of the Union to renew his push for pro-labor policy changes in Congress.

Federal Task Force Releases Report on Worker Organizing

The White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment recently released a report with nearly 70 recommendations. Learn more.

President Biden Makes SCOTUS Pick

President Biden has nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court. Judge Jackson’s previous decisions around employment law show a history of balanced, moderate opinions.

Other Highlights

COVID-19 WORKFORCE (re)sources
Click here to see what state and local governments have done to address the COVID-19 pandemic this week.

Advances in AI Regulation in Relation to Labor and Employment
ABA International Labor and Employment Law Committee Midyear Meeting
Berlin, Germany
David Garland, Speaker

District of Columbia Is Poised to Postpone Non-Compete Law Until October 2022
Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility
Nathaniel Glasser, Eric Emanuelson, Tiffany Sarchet

President Biden Signed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021
Workforce Bulletin
Emily Patajo

President Biden’s Vaccination Mandates for Federal Employees and Contractors Remain in Limbo
Workforce Bulletin Nathaniel Glasser, Frank Morris, Peter Stein, Dean Singewald

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