CEI Today: NLRB joint employer ruling, trade negotiations, whiskey, and more

Friday, August 14, 2015
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The Administration Is about to Upend American Business Practices

It is probably the biggest change in American employment law since the National Labor Relations Act and its reform in the 1930s and ‘40s, but it could happen without the general public realizing it. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB, a product of that 1930s legislation) is expected to rule any day now in a case that will affect thousands of businesses. Firms are bracing themselves for the fall-out. > Read more 


> Interview Iain Murray




Thorny Issues in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations


Trade negotiators from 12 countries left Maui at the end of July 2015 without reaching a final agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade pact among countries that represent about 40 percent of the world economy. It’s ironic that this deal—portrayed as an agreement to open important Pacific Rim markets—is being held up by traditional protectionist tactics as countries seek to protect key industries. > Read more 

> Interview Fran Smith




Mount Vernon Cheers: A Song to Commemorate "I, Whiskey"

Our Indiegogo campaign for CEI’s new documentary “I Whiskey” is closing soon. So far, we have raised almost $75,000, but it’s not over yet. Please donate now if you haven’t, and if you have, you can always do so again. > Read more


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