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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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Jun 10 2016
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Food distribution company to pay $1.85 million to settle entry-level hiring case

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced that Gordon Food Service, Inc. will pay $1.85 million to resolve allegations that it systematically discriminated against women when hiring for entry-level warehouse laborer jobs at locations in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Kentucky.

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Mar 03 2016
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WEBINAR: Nine Affirmative Action Missteps to Avoid 3/29

Join us for a complimentary webinar on March 29 in which we discuss nine key areas in which covered federal contractors put themselves at risk by failing to take specific actions.

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Jul 02 2015
Affirmative Action  

Dexterity test and gender stereotyping result in $115,000 settlement

A dental equipment manufacturer in Huntsville, Alabama, has agreed to pay $115,000 to job applicants who were systematically excluded from jobs, according to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

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Oct 24 2014
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WEBINAR: Review of new affirmative action rules on veterans and people with disabilities

New affirmative action rules on veterans and people with disabilities will almost certainly require employers to budget more staff time and resources to manage these new obligations.

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