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Issue Brief: Labor

Issue BriefOct 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

Summary of Final Regulations and Guidance Implementing the "Blacklisting" Executive Order

On Wednesday August 24, the administration released (pre-Federal Register issuance) their package of final Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council regulations and DOL guidance to implement Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, aka, “blacklisting.” The Order will require prospective federal contractors to disclose their “violations” (as broadly defined by the DOL guidance) of 14 la

Issue BriefJun 26, 2015 - 11:45am

Summary of Issues in E.O. 13673, "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" And Proposed Guidance and Regulations

On May 27, 2015, the administration released proposed guidance from the Department of Labor (DOL) and proposed regulations from the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council) as the first steps in implementing President Obama’s Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces.” (E.O. or “the Order”) The E.O.

Issue BriefJun 17, 2012 - 8:00pm

A Strange Case: Violations of Workers’ Freedom of Association in the United States by European Multinational Corporations

On: A Response by the International Organisation of Employers to the Human Rights Watch Report —A Strange Case: Violations of Workers’ Freedom of Association in the United States by European Multinational Corporations From: INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION OF EMPLOYERS

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Protection for Employer Self-Audits


Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Background Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that any entity providing services to the public, such as hotels, restaurants, theaters, stadiums, offices, and retailers, be accessible to persons with disabilities, subject to certain limitations. Requirements cover existing facilities, remodeling, and new construction.

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Sound Regulation

Objective Ensure that the federal regulatory process is cost-effective, flexible, based on sound science and technical analysis, and is able to achieve its results using diverse and innovative methods. Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

U.S. Chamber on Equal Employment Opportunity Issues

There is considerable activity in Congress and in federal government agencies on equal employment opportunity (EEO) issues. This page presents an overview of some of the more significant EEO policy debates, the Chamber's positions and actions on these issues, and resources for further information.

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Minimum Wage

In May, Congress enacted a minimum wage increase to $7.25 an hour phased in over two years, as part of the Iraq supplemental spending bill. The spending bill also includes a $4.84 billion tax relief package for small businesses designed to offset the impact of the wage increase.