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US Economy Added Fewer Jobs Than Predicted by Economists April 2021

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This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover:

  • Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates

  • April Jobs Report

  • Independent Contractor Rule Withdrawn

  • Montana Governor Launches Return-to-Work Bonuses; South Carolina Curbs Federal, Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits

  • Unemployment Insurance (UI) Overpayment Guidance

  • Labor and Commerce Secretaries Stress Apprenticeships

  • National Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship | Nominations Sought

  • Direct Care Workers Legislation Introduced

  • H-2A Program | Herding or Livestock Production Applications

  • Forced Labor | Nitrile Glove Imports Seized

  • **Upcoming Congressional Hearing**


Biden Administration Labor Leadership Updates.  This week, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions (HELP) Committee scheduled a business meeting for May 12 to vote on the following…

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