Category: Federal Legislation

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Jun2020
Given underlying changes in the US workforce, immigrants, both documented and undocumented, will become a more crucial source of labor over time. Moreover, many of the DACA recipients are highly educated and possess skills that are in high demand. Read more.

27

Jun2020
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that will overhaul the government’s hiring practices so that a job applicant’s skills will be given priority over a college degree. Read more.

24

Jun2020
Austin technology companies say President Donald Trump’s temporary suspension of new work visas for a wide variety of jobs will harm their ability to find workers amid an ongoing shortage of tech talent in the United States. Read more.

23

Jun2020
At a time when oil companies are struggling under a volatile energy market, Cornyn is proposing to expand the degree to which companies can deduct drilling costs and other expenses from their tax bill this year, while also reducing the amount of the federal fuel tax companies must ... Read More

19

Jun2020
The current pandemic we are encountering has exemplified what great patriots these recipients are, and the necessity of keeping them protected. Read more.

21

May2020
The Skills Renewal Act creates a flexible $4,000 skills training credit for newly unemployed Americans, will allow workers to access their choice of training programs and gain skills expected to be in high demand in coming years. Read more.

12

May2020
This eALERT from the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) includes the bill text and comprehensive outline, as well as links to a title-by-title summary and other informative pages. Read more.

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May2020
Senior Federal Policy Analyst Katie Brown and Director of Community Advancement at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Amy Shields outline several policies Congress can consider that would support businesses and workers adjust to new realities of a post-pandemic world. Read more.

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May2020
The Relaunching America’s Workforce Act authorizes funding to help workers sharpen their skills and quickly re-enter the workforce as the economy emerges from the deepest decline since the Great Depression. Read more.

28

Apr2020
During the 2020 pandemic-driven economic disaster, the next rounds of stimulus spending from Washington should fund one million community service jobs. Read more.

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