December 15, 2014

The Look Ahead: U.S., China Officials To Discuss Currency In Chicago

  • House Republican leaders revealed their schedule for the 114th Congress.
  • Dec. 16-18, Chicago, Ill.: Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman meet with Chinese officials to discuss certain trade and investment issues.
  • Dec. 16, 11 a.m. ET: The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) holds a conference call update on the EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule. Click here to participate in the call.
  • Dec. 17, 1 p.m. ET: Littler, the world’s largest employment law group, will hold a webinar on National Labor Relations Board’s final ambush elections rule. Registration is available here
  • Dec. 17, 3 p.m. ET: NAM holds an online briefing on how new federal contracting rules could affect your workforce. Registration is available here.  
  • Jan. 1, 2015: The Affordable Care Act employer mandate takes effect. Learn more here.
  • Jan. 9, 2015, 9 a.m., Washington, DC: The National Association of Manufacturers International Trade Policy Committee holds a meeting with Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Robert Holleyman II.
  • Jan. 15-16, 2015, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.: MSCI will hold its annual Tubular Conference. This event will feature remarks by Julie Cram, MSCI’s representative in Washington, who will discuss the policy outlook for the 114th Congress. Register for this event on MSCI’s website
  • February 2015: The U.S. Labor Department is expected to release new draft overtime regulations.
  • Early 2015: The U.S. Energy Information Agency is expected to release a study on the economic impact of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s draft regulation governing emissions from existing power plants.