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Apr 13 2017
Affirmative Action 

OFCCP settles allegations of race, gender, and disability discrimination

Three federal contractors recently signed conciliation agreements with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to resolve claims of employment discrimination.

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Apr 12 2017
Affirmative ActionHarassment & DiscriminationLabor Relations 

Blacklisting rule is gone for good

As expected, President Trump signed a resolution from Congress (H.J. Res. 37) that overturns the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s rules implementing Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces,” also known as the federal contractor “blacklisting” order. As a result, the rule cannot be enforced. Also, federal agencies are prohibited from ever issuing a substantially…

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Mar 23 2017
Affirmative Action 

Watch for heads-up letter from OFCCP

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently sent out 800 corporate scheduling announcement letters (CSALs) to selected federal contractors to let them know that they’re on the list for their affirmative action plan to be randomly audited.

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Feb 03 2017
Affirmative Action 

Affirmative Action - Disability self-ID form renewed

On the very last day before it would have expired, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) posted an updated copy of its mandatory form for gathering disability data from workers.

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Jan 11 2017
Affirmative Action 

Federal contractors close out 2016 with affirmative action settlements

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced two significant financial settlements that were reached in December 2016 after the agency conducted affirmative action audits of federal contractors:

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Jan 10 2017
Affirmative Action 

DOL updates affirmative action requirements for apprenticeship programs

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its affirmative action rules for apprenticeship programs.

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Oct 18 2016
Affirmative ActionHarassment & DiscriminationWage and Hour 

OFCCP wrings significant settlements from employers

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced a string of recent settlements with federal contractors over alleged employment discrimination.

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