Press Release: CPA Supports Executive Order to Expand Buy America Preferences

This post was originally published on this site Focus on state-level infrastructure projects will close potential gaps in coverage Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today praised President Trump’s executive order to strengthen Buy America preferences for infrastructure projects. While Buy America typically covers federal projects, the executive order will now extend such requirements to state-level … Read morePress Release: CPA Supports Executive Order to Expand Buy America Preferences

CPA Op-ed: Fighting Countries Who Don’t Play By The Rules The Only Way for America to Win on Trade

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Trump often criticizes the way other countries keep taking advantage of the United States. And he’s right. There is an inherent unfairness in how other countries trade with America. For decades, the U.S. has generously imposed low tariffs on imports. But in response, other countries continue to … Read moreCPA Op-ed: Fighting Countries Who Don’t Play By The Rules The Only Way for America to Win on Trade

The International Trade Administration is Open and Ready to Assist American Businesses

This post was originally published on this sitePlease stay tuned for regular scheduled content. In the meantime, click here to learn about our programs. ITA is proud to connect U.S. companies to opportunities abroad. If you are interested in how ITA can help you access overseas markets, contact your local International Trade Specialist. Please follow and like … Read moreThe International Trade Administration is Open and Ready to Assist American Businesses

DOL OFCCP Against Oracle

This post was originally published on this siteBack during the Obama administration, the Dept. of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs starting bring suits against some major tech industry players regarding various discrimination charges, in many cases related to the H-1B work visa. Remarkably, OFCCP has been able to continue this work under the … Read moreDOL OFCCP Against Oracle

Press Release: CPA Pushes for Trade-Competitive Tax Policies

This post was originally published on this siteUrges Congress to consider pro-American tax reform  Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is asking Congress to improve the federal tax system to promote US trade competitiveness. In a letter to both the Senate Finance and House Ways & Means Committees, CPA pressed for consideration of … Read morePress Release: CPA Pushes for Trade-Competitive Tax Policies

What Do We Know about Mega Metros?

This post was originally published on this siteNot only does BLS produce nationwide economic indicators, but we also have a treasure trove of data for metropolitan areas across the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 62.9 percent of our country’s 325.7 million people live in incorporated places. To celebrate our metro areas, we looked … Read moreWhat Do We Know about Mega Metros?

Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table

This post was originally published on this siteThe United Nations (U.N.) proclaims 2019 the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. As Jean-Paul Ngome-Abiaga, coordinator for the celebration of the Year at the U.N., says: “The periodic table of chemical elements is one of the most important and influential achievements in modern science … Read moreCelebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table

Why This Counts: What Types of Jobs Are in the U.S. Labor Market?

This post was originally published on this siteEver wonder how many accountants there are in the United States? Or how much an occupational therapist gets paid? Or maybe you already have a job, but you’re thinking about working somewhere new. What areas or industries have the highest pay for your occupation? We have the answers … Read moreWhy This Counts: What Types of Jobs Are in the U.S. Labor Market?