Published: August 30, 2017

Although the Trump Administration has rolled back numerous Obama-era Executive Orders and other rules and policies intended to help workers, employers have been holding their collective breath, wondering whether the revised Employer Information Report (EEO-1), with its onerous pay data collection requirements, would survive.
 

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Published: August 29, 2017

During a campaign-style rally in Arizona last week, President Trump repeated his call for more products to be “Made in the USA.”  Not surprisingly, the President did not address the standards that must be met in order for a product to bear such a claim, or the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC or the Commission) recent enforcement around the claim.
 

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Published: July 31, 2017

On July 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) announced a new, comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will place nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the Agency’s tobacco regulatory efforts.

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Published: July 27, 2017

Updated Friday, July 28, 2017

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Published: July 24, 2017

The July 20, 2017 White House release of the Trump Administration’s updated Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions is the first clear indication of a shift by the Department of Justice on priorities under ADA Title II and III. The Obama Administration’s Fall 2016 Agenda had included proposed rules regarding non-discrimination in the accessibility of Web information in State and Local government services (ADA Title II), as the next step in addressing web accessibility.

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Published: July 21, 2017

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives (the House) passed by voice vote the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA or the Act). Introduced on May 16, 2017 by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.), Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), the Act would reauthorize four key U.S.

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Published: July 20, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) announced a wave of reforms this week in line with Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen’s mission to “aggressively” implement a Trump administration directive aimed at eliminating wasteful, unnecessary regulations and processes.

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Published: July 19, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA or the Agency) decision a couple of months ago to delay its Menu Labeling Rule until May 7, 2018, as discussed here, was met with mixed reactions from industry.

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