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NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance Regarding NLRB’s Ruling on Employee Severance Agreements
In February 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) ruled in McLaren Macomb, 372 NLRB No. 58 (2023), that employee severance agreements with overly broad confidentiality and nondisparagement provisions violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Although often overlooked, the NLRA’s protections for concerted activity by employees apply to union and nonunion workforces alike.
CFPB Requests Information About Data Brokers for Planned Rulemaking
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on March 15, 2023, that it is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) about the business practices of data brokers, which the agency said will assist it in “planned rulemaking” under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Sector-Based Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Infrastructure, From Our Water Systems to the Skies
Following the release of President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy, Acting National Cyber Director Kemba Walden explained that the Biden Administration is “expecting more” from owners and operators in critical infrastructure sectors, embracing the concept of a new cyber social contract advanced by Walden’s predecessor, Chris Inglis.
Offshore Wind and Green Hydrogen: What Opportunities Lie Ahead
The Biden Administration bolstered its ambitious clean energy goals this week by announcing the Pathways to Commercial Liftoff: Clean Hydrogen report, along with $750 million in funding for research, development, and demonstration of clean hydrogen technologies.
The High Seas Treaty: A Historic Agreement To Protect International Waters
All Member States of the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) reached an agreement on March 4, 2023, regarding an international treaty governing the sustainable use and conservation of the “high seas”—areas of the ocean that lie beyond any single nation’s jurisdiction.
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
Advancing Racial Equality—It All Starts With the Board
The Black Boardroom Initiative aims to increase the number of Black executives on S&P 500 corporate boards to one in eight by 2028 and will initially focus on Washington state.
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