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ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the World of Work, Fifth Edition

The International Labor Organization (ILO) released its fifth report on the world of work. Key items reflected in the report include: • Changes in the number of working hours lost worldwide during the crisis• Workplace restrictions and job reductions• Exacerbated gender inequalities in the labor market• The outsized impact of policy on job recovery Access

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B20 Releases Special COVID-19 Report to G20 Leaders

As part of the B20 COVID-19 Initiative, the B20 special report to the G20, Jump-starting the Global Economy in a Post-COVID-19 Phase, was released July 6. The report includes recommendations on policy responses to address the immediate health and economic crisis and for a post-pandemic recovery phase. The six-point plan contains specific actions to build

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Federal Agencies Release Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda

On July 7, the federal government released its unified federal regulatory agenda—the document that outlines regulatory and deregulatory actions that agencies expect to take in coming months. Issues involving labor and employment feature prominently on the list. Key Workplace Regulations EEOCVery soon, the agency is expected to publish a proposed rule governing the incentives employers

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SHRM Advocacy Quarterly Webcast to Be Held on July 16

On Thursday, July 16, from 4-5 p.m. ET, the SHRM Government Affairs Team will host a webcast to discuss the latest HR policy updates and information about Advocacy@Work 2021. During the webcast, we will also be announcing a new campaign to highlight to both lawmakers and the world of work the resiliency of HR professionals

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SHRM Hosts Webcast on Presidential Proclamation on Immigration

On July 1, SHRM hosted the webcast Making Sense of the Immigration Presidential Proclamation featuring special guest Leon Rodriguez, a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The president’s proclamation went into effect on June 24 and suspends entry into the United States for holders of H-1B and other temporary visas. Companies and institutions of higher education

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