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In these uncertain economic times, many manufacturers and other employers are deliberating over measures to shore up their financial positions and reassessing their workforce needs.
Hyundai recently located its first fully dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility in southeast Georgia; a SK On/Hyundai joint venture is building a separate electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility northwest of Atlanta; and Rivian is building its largest manufacturing facility 60 miles east of Atlanta.
On Jan. 26, 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) solicited public input to inform two new Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) programs creating standards and labeling for construction materials that have “substantially lower levels of embodied greenhouse gas emissions.”
For decades, to increase efficiency and to reduce costs, manufacturers adopted the just-in-time approach, carefully tying manufacturing and staffing capabilities to meet demands without creating surplus.
Manufacturers wanting to protect their trade secrets, especially those related to the production of custom products made for specific customers, should consider some general practices that can increase the likelihood of keeping valuable information out of the hands of competitors.
President Joe Biden has asked Congress to step in and enact legislation in the hopes of preventing a nationwide railway strike.
Both the House and Senate have passed legislation under the Railway Labor Act to avoid a railroad strike by imposing the bargaining agreement brokered by President Joe Biden in September 2022.
Keeping employees includes more options that just pay or benefit increases — and some of those options are best practices even without a labor shortage.
President Biden is expected to sign the CHIPS Act of 2022 (CHIPS Act) into law establishing the “Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit” (AMTC), a temporary, refundable, non-transferable 25 percent tax credit for investments in semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic affected 98% of global supply chains.
Most employment-based permanent residency applications require the applicant to go through the PERM labor certification process where the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) certifies that there are not sufficient U.S. workers able, available, and qualified to fill a position.
On May 18, 2023, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, a case that presented the Court with an opportunity to bring clarity to the often highly subjective standards lower courts apply when deciding the issue of fair use of visual works of art under copyright law.
It is more important than ever that employers understand the serious long-term, non-monetary consequences of settling or accepting Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations.
A new Washington law regulating employers’ use of production quotas or production standards for employees working at warehouse distribution centers (House Bill 1762) will go into effect on July 1, 2024.
As a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA), Congress passed new exceptions to the Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law) and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) allowing certain healthcare entities to provide mental health or behavioral health improvement and/or maintenance programs to physicians and other clinicians.
On May 17, 2023, the Texas Senate approved Senate Bill No. 14 (SB 14), prohibiting physicians from providing gender-affirming medical care to minors experiencing gender dysphoria (distress that results from having one’s gender identity not match one’s sex assigned at birth).
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