Regulation: Page 2


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    UFCW backs proposed grant program protecting supply chain workers

    The Grocery, Farm, and Food Worker Stabilization Act would help cover “disaster-related costs” for farm, grocery and meatpacking workers.

    By Peyton Bigora • Dec. 14, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    6 reasons why global supply chains are shifting

    Political risk, emissions and lead times are just some of the drivers pushing companies toward onshoring, nearshoring and friendshoring decisions.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    The Supply Chain Dive Outlook on 2021

    The early parts of 2021 reveal a continuation of 2020's trends, making it clear the pandemic will affect the supply chain ecosystem long term. 

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Nearshoring apparel: Inside DXL’s pivot to Central America

    The clothing maker is one of many eyeing the region, but economic and policy barriers could stand in the way of greater investment.

    By Dec. 12, 2023
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    DOL shifts to a per-violation penalty for certain child labor infractions

    The change from the previous per-child basis is another enforcement shift in a year where federal regulators cracked down on child labor law violators.

    By Ryan Golden • Dec. 11, 2023
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    Nestlé, Kraft defeat egg producers in price-fixing case

    An Illinois federal jury found Cal-Maine and other egg giants liable for limiting the supply of the protein in 2004-2008 in an effort to drive up costs. 

    By Chris Casey • Dec. 4, 2023
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    US loses trade dispute over access to Canada’s dairy market

    Farm groups called the ruling a "surprising setback" that weakens the value of the USMCA.

    By Dec. 1, 2023
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    Former GM procurement manager convicted in supplier bribery scheme

    Hyoung Nam So was found guilty of securing a $100 million contract for a South Korean auto parts supplier in exchange for millions in cash.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    Cargill bolsters traceability efforts to end deforestation in South America

    One of the world's largest commodities traders is moving up its timeline to eliminate land use conversion from supply chains in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. 

    By Nov. 29, 2023
  • President Joe Biden participates in an additive manufacturing tour Friday, May 6, 2022, at United Performance Metals in Hamilton, Ohio.
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    How the US is leveraging its spending power to strengthen supply chains

    Creating demand signals and convening key industry players are critical tools in the government's procurement playbook, a White House adviser told Supply Chain Dive.

    By Nov. 28, 2023
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    White House creates cabinet-level supply chain council

    After years of focusing on supply chains’ role in the economy, President Joe Biden is expanding high-level meetings on the topic.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    IRS bumps 401(k) contribution limit to $23K for 2024

    The $500 increase affects all salaried employees, whether at retailers, warehouses, manufacturers, trucking firms or other employers.

    By Caroline Colvin • Nov. 6, 2023
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    Biden administration selects 31 ‘tech hubs’

    The hubs will focus on a range of technologies, including battery manufacturing, AI-driven biotechnology and quantum computing.

    By Ysabelle Kempe • Oct. 27, 2023
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    ‘It has already begun’: Senate sounds off on climate disruption to supply chains

    With droughts and heat waves affecting crops and shipping routes this year, the budget committee looked at the rising costs extreme weather will have on supply lines.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    Workhorse Aero looks to add Horsefly drone to UPS Flight Forward FAA certificate

    The approval and partnership would allow Workhorse to scale faster towards its last-mile delivery goals.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
  • President Biden, Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida, and South Korea’s President Yoon meet at the Trilateral Leaders’ Summit on August 18, 2023.
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    The US, South Korea and Japan are piloting a supply chain warning system. What does that mean?

    As the U.S. looks to counter China’s dominance in critical mineral supply and processing, it’s leveraging alliances to better share data and resources.

    By Oct. 23, 2023
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    DOL won’t extend overtime rule comment period

    Stakeholder submissions for the rule, which would expand overtime eligibility to those paid about $55,068 per year, will still be due Nov. 7.

    By Kate Tornone • Oct. 18, 2023
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    Meat snack maker fined $140K, faced shipping restrictions for child labor violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor is ramping up enforcement activity and putting employers "on notice" as it reports a significant rise in the number of children illegally working at facilities.

    By Updated Oct. 17, 2023
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    California governor signs 2 climate disclosure bills into law

    One of the new laws will require businesses with revenue of more than $1 billion to publicly report their greenhouse gas emissions each year.  

    By Zoya Mirza • Oct. 13, 2023
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    Ocean carriers to implement carbon emission surcharges in 2024

    CMA CGM, Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd are rolling out the fees to comply with new European Union regulations aimed at reaching carbon neutrality.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
  • A machine churning in a cotton field in Shihezi city of Xinjiang province, China.
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    Due diligence firms in China’s Xinjiang region face rising scrutiny, US says

    As the Biden administration tries to root out forced labor from supply chains, researchers operating in China are at risk of increased surveillance.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
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    CHIPS Act opens $500M in funding for small semiconductor supply chain projects

    The pool of money is meant to bolster upstream facilities as part of a broader government effort to build a resilient domestic semiconductor industry.

    By Oct. 9, 2023
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    Opinion

    Proposed changes to de minimis law threaten supply chains

    Preserving economic benefits of trade facilitation and improving national security require partnerships and technology.

    By Todd Owen • Oct. 2, 2023
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    Government shutdown would largely spare trucking regulators

    While Congress' inability to fund the government by Oct. 1 could affect air traffic and some rail workers, trucking agencies have their own source of funds.

    By Sept. 29, 2023
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    Coca-Cola’s Fairlife still sourcing milk from abusive farms, animal rights group claims

    The beverage giant disputed the claim, saying the third-party operations in question are not suppliers for the product.

    By Christopher Doering • Sept. 28, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    The ambitious regulations cleaning up fashion’s supply chain

    From pollution to human rights violations, new European laws are holding global fashion brands accountable for collateral damage.

    By Lauren Schenkman • Sept. 28, 2023