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September,  2016

The Growing Role of Mexico in the North American Automotive Industry - Trends, Drivers and Forecasts
Mexican auto assembly capacity is projected to more than double in size between 2010 and 2020. The major reason for this rapid growth is the infusion of $13.3 billion in investment to move 3.3 million units of vehicle capacity from Japan, Germany, an (...)
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The Auto Industry’s Real Challenge
While automakers pour millions into winning the autonomous vehicle race, they run the risk of ignoring the more imminent threats that could sink them before the technology becomes pervasive.The past five years have been good to the auto i (...)
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Autos: North America Build Reflects Stable Environment (download report)
North America production expanded 11% in August, benefitting from two extra build days shifted from July. Build is tracking up 2% quarter-to-date, modestly above our estimate for flat growth. Initial Q4 build schedule calls for roughly 1% growth, con (...)
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Key facts about Canada's automotive industry
Canada’s Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains announced that the state is working closely with automakers to boost investment in the industry. This announcement comes as the government welcomes an agreement between Canada’s Unifor union and General (...)
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Federal Automated Vehicles Policy: 6 Key Issues for the Automotive Supply Chain
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT”) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA”) last week finally issued the long-awaited Federal Automated Vehicles Policy (the HAV policy”). The entire HAV Policy can be (...)
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The Potential Effects of the 2017-2025 EPA/NHTSA GHG/Fuel Economy Mandates on the U.S. Economy
This study conducted by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) constitutes an economic cost benefit analysis of the national standards for light duty vehicle fuel economy (FE) and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) set by the U.S. National Highway Traf (...)
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GM auto workers in Canada OK new contract
The union representing Canadian auto workers won approval for a new four-year contract with General Motors Co., securing future investment for Canada's weakening auto sector and eventually giving GM more capacity for its profitable pickup trucks. (...)
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Sorry China, the future of next-generation manufacturing is in the US
After three decades of dramatic growth, China’s manufacturing engine has largely stalled. With rising salaries, labor unrest, environmental devastation and intellectual property theft, China is no longer an attractive place for Western companies to (...)
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NAFTA’s Impact on the U.S. Economy: What Are the Facts?
When President Bill Clinton signed the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in December 1993, he predicted that NAFTA will tear down trade barriers between our three nations, create the world’s largest trade zone, and create 200,000 jobs in [the (...)
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Manufacturers Challenge Overtime Rule
Dubious Regulation Puts Burden Squarely on Manufacturers.National Association of Manufacturers Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued the following statement after the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) (...)
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The Aggregate Economic Cost of New Labor Market Regulations
The Cost of Obama’s Labor Legacy.A new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reveals the true cost of the Obama administration’s labor regulatory agenda.To download 21-page report, (...)
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U.S. Companies Turn to German Training Model to Fill Jobs Gap
Vocational approach popular in Germany helps smaller U.S. firms build skilled workforce.American employers struggling to find enough qualified industrial workers are turning to Germany for a solution to plug the U.S. skills gap: vocationa (...)
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Don’t Blame A ‘Skills Gap’ For Lack Of Hiring In Manufacturing
U.S. factories are hiring again. Or they’re trying to, anyway. Manufacturers posted 379,000 job openings in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. That’s up more than 280 percent — close to quadruple — since the recession en (...)
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Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says
Employees in fields such as customer service and transportation face a ‘disruptive tidal wave’ of automation in the not-too-distant future.By 2021, robots will have eliminated 6% of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service r (...)
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Ten Mistakes U.S. Businesses Make When Shipping To Canada
When one Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of musical instruments decided to expand to the Canadian market, it had high hopes that its high-quality products would find a warm welcome within Canada’s vibrant music community. And they did, as orders qu (...)
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America’s Promise to Fund Manufacturing Education
Good as far as it goes, but some hidden resources can do more for manufacturers.Beginning October 1, thousands of people who want to gain advanced manufacturing skills will be eligible for two years of free college. That’s America’s P (...)
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Sourcing multi-year compensation, stock options, for foreign tax credit limitation
The IRS Large Business and International (LB&I) division publicly released a practice unit”—part of a series of IRS examiner job aides” and training materials intended to describe for IRS agents leading practices for specific international (...)
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Canada: Are employers responsible for protecting their employees on social media? "Yes" according to a recent decision
Does the workplace extend into cyberspace? In a precedent setting decision with potentially far-reaching implications, a labour arbitrator has found an employer liable for failing to protect its workers from harassment and discrimination in customer (...)
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Brexit: What now for US companies?
The specifics of how the UK will exit the EU will be the subject of negotiations for at least the next two years, but there are steps to take now. We’ll show you which areas of your business should be on watch and help you with your scenario plans. (...)
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How to Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs
America has a long-running crisis in manufacturing employment. Quite simply, year after year, the number of people employed in making things declines — the figure is down by nearly 5 million since 1996. And in election years like this one, it is co (...)
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Ontario, Canada: Perception vs. Reality
Would it surprise you to know just how low our corporate taxes, employer healthcare expenditures and overall business costs are compared to other jurisdictions? We also have comprehensive tax credits and incentives tailored to maximize your investmen (...)
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Toronto is poised to become the next great producer of tech startups
I’ve spent more and more time in Toronto over the past few years and learned there’s more to this city than Drake calling it home and the recent successes of their professional sports teams. We made one investment there in 2015 and the experience (...)
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Employment-at-Will Versus the Discharge-for-Just-Cause-Only Standard: A Critical Employment Law Distinction
Janet is an HR manager who was recently challenged by a department manager, who demanded that an employee be fired on the spot. The reason? The individual's performance had been an ongoing challenge for the past year, and it had become too much of a (...)
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EEOC Issues New Guidance on Retaliation
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued new Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues, marking the first time that the EEOC has issued a formal resource document on retaliation since 1998.The August (...)
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U.S.: Expatriate taxation - Don't be a cowboy!
Texas companies that send their employees on international assignment shouldn't let their employees figure out their US federal income taxes by themselves. A case in point is a recent Tax Court Memorandum decision, Gerencser v. Commissioner of Intern (...)
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Canada: Expected shorter wait-period for certain government benefits might affect employer plans
EMPLOYER ACTION CODE: ACTThe federal government confirmed it intends to reduce the waiting period for regular and special government-paid employment insurance (EI) benefits from two weeks to one week beginning in January 2017. (...)
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Bird's Eye View: Comparing Chinese Investment into North America and Europe
Chinese investors poured a record USD40 billion into Europe and North America in 2015, spending USD29 billion, or 73% of the total, in just four industries across the two regions: real estate and hospitality; automotive; financial and business servic (...)
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Labor Day Origins: Examining US And Canada Labor Laws
As we celebrated Labor Day, employers with global workforces should take note of the various ways unions and employers are required to work together to establish terms and conditions of employment. We outline in this article the current labor law fra (...)
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Notice 2016-52: Foreign tax credit related to foreign-initiated adjustments
The IRS today released an advance version of Notice 2016-52, adding two new categories of transactions to arrangements treated as foreign tax credit splitter arrangements” under Code section 909. The transactions involve distributions of earnings b (...)
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How to move abroad: Practical advice for anxious Americans
A totally non-partisan guide to taking a four- to eight-year trip.An estimated 3 to 9 million U.S. citizens live abroad, according to wildly varying estimates. But based on the anxiety and angst surrounding this year’s presidential elec (...)
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U.S. Cities Slipping in Race for Global Competitiveness, According to PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7
U.S. cities are demonstrating strength in leading economic and social indicators, but are also revealing dimensions where they are falling behind as engines of global competition and urban well-being, according to PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7. The (...)
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