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Authored by our members, this blog features updates about legal and business trends, the impact of changes in law and other topics of interest affecting multi-jurisdictional businesses.

Wednesday, 2 March, 2022

On February 4, 2022, President Biden issued Executive Order (EO) 14063 requiring the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) for large federal construction projects.

Thursday, 2 December, 2021

On November 22, 2021, the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule implementing Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The final rule adopts the terms of both the executive order and the proposed rule, and increases the hourly minimum wage for certain federal contractors performing work on or in connection with covered federal contracts to $15 per hour, beginning January 30, 2022.

Friday, 5 November, 2021

Effective 1 November 2021, officers, directors and alternate directors of Australian companies, registered Australian bodies, registered foreign companies under the Corporations Act 2001, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act) must verify their identity on the new Director Identification Number (DIN) platform.

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