Linda Cavanna-Wilk

Linda Cavanna-Wilk

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OFCCP Issues New Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing – Federal Contractors Must Act Quickly to Ensure Compliance

On September 30, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") published a Notice in the Federal Register announcing a newly approved Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing. ...more

10/3/2014 - Affirmative Action Compliance EEO-1 Federal Contractors OFCCP VEVRAA

VETS Publishes Final Rule on VEVRAA Reporting Requirements

The Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) has issued its final rule implementing the reporting requirements under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA). As...more

10/2/2014 - OFCCP Reporting Requirements Veterans VETS VETS-100 VEVRAA

OFCCP Publishes Directive on Gender Identity and Sex Discrimination

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a Directive on Gender Identity and Sex Discrimination (DIR 2014-02). The Directive clarifies that agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex...more

8/22/2014 - Discrimination DOL Executive Orders Final Guidance Gender Discrimination OFCCP Sex Discrimination Transgender

OFCCP Will Require Contractors to File Equal Pay Report

Implementing the President's April 2014 Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to develop a data collection tool to advance the goal of pay equity, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has...more

8/12/2014 - Barack Obama Data Collection Disclosure Requirements DOL Equal Pay Federal Contractors OFCCP Rulemaking Process Subcontractors Wage and Hour

OFCCP Argument for Expansive Scope of Desk Audit May be Weakened

A federal trial court in Texas has entered an agreed order granting a joint motion for voluntary dismissal filed by the parties in Frito-Lay v. Department of Labor. As discussed in our prior Alert, in Frito-Lay, the company...more

7/17/2014 - Arbitration Audits DOL Frito-Lay OFCCP VEVRAA

OFCCP Issues Directive On TRICARE Moratorium

Executive Summary: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a Directive officially establishing its five-year moratorium on enforcement of the affirmative action obligations of TRICARE...more

5/9/2014 - Affirmative Action DOD Enforcement Actions Federal Contractors Moratorium OFCCP TRICARE

OFCCP Announces National Percentage Of Veterans In Civilian Labor Force Is 7.2 Percent

Executive Summary: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that the Annual National Percentage of Veterans in the Civilian Labor Force for the current year is 7.2 percent....more

5/5/2014 - OFCCP Veterans

TRICARE Complaint Dismissed Against Florida Hospital

On March 28, 2014, the OFCCP withdrew its jurisdictional Complaint against Florida Hospital of Orlando after several years of litigation. OFCCP alleged it had jurisdiction to conduct an audit because the Hospital...more

4/4/2014 - Hospitals OFCCP TRICARE

OFCCP Moratorium Offers Only Temporary Relief For Health Care Providers

Executive Summary: Labor Secretary Perez has announced a five-year moratorium on enforcement "of the affirmative action obligations of all TRICARE providers," and has stated that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance...more

3/24/2014 - FEHBA Healthcare Moratorium OFCCP TRICARE

VETS Issues Proposed Regulations Revising VEVRAA Reporting Requirements

The Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in which the agency proposes revising the regulations addressing reporting requirements under the Vietnam Era Veterans'...more

3/3/2014 - Federal Contractors OFCCP Veterans VETS-100 Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

OFCCP CSAL Letters Will Be Released Soon

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) likely will be sending out advanced courtesy notifications (formerly known as Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters or CSALs), to establishments that have been...more

2/3/2014 - Compliance CSALs Employer Liability Issues Investigations OFCCP

OFCCP Reveals Plans For Releasing Proposed Rules In 2014

The OFCCP has released its semiannual regulatory agenda, in which the agency discusses the issues it plans to address in 2014. According to the agenda, the OFCCP will be issuing proposed rules on pay data collection, revised...more

12/5/2013 - Construction Contracts Contractors OFCCP Subcontractors

Trade Association Challenges OFCCP's Rehabilitation Act Rule

A construction trade association has sued the director of the OFCCP and the Secretary of Labor, seeking to exclude government contractors in the construction industry from the data collection and utilization review analysis...more

11/25/2013 - ADA Affirmative Action Disability OFCCP Rehabilitation Act Veterans Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Countdown Starts For Effective Date Of Revised Veterans' And Rehabilitation Act Regulations

Today, September 24, 2013, the OFCCP published in the federal register the Final Rule revising the VEVRAA and Rehabilitation Act regulations. This means the revised regulations will take effect March 24, 2014, which is 180...more

9/24/2013 - Compliance Deadlines Disability Hiring & Firing OFCCP Rehabilitation Act Veterans Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Legal Alert: OFCCP Releases Final Veterans And Rehabilitation Act Rules

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced final rules revising its Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Rehabilitation Act regulations. The rules will take effect 180...more

8/29/2013 - New Regulations OFCCP Rehabilitation Act Veterans Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Legal Alert: OFCCP Removes CSAL Notice From Website

After briefly posting notices of the Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) on its website on July 18, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has now removed the posting....more

7/23/2013 - OFCCP Scheduling Letters Written Notice

OFCCP Posted Notices Of CSAL

OFCCP started posting notices of the Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) on its website. ...more

7/19/2013 - CSALs OFCCP

Legal Alert: OFCCP Set To Publish Revised Disability And Veterans Regulations

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has indicated that it plans to publish final regulations regarding federal contractors' affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations toward individuals with...more

7/9/2013 - ADA Affirmative Action Contractors Disability Discrimination Federal Contractors OFCCP Veterans Veterans' Benefits Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Legal Alert: EEOC Will Be Sending New EEO-1 Passwords

In preparation for the 2013 EEO-1 survey, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that all passwords have been reset for security and confidentiality purposes. ...more

7/3/2013 - EEO-1 EEOC Passwords

Legal Alert: OFCCP Updates Non-Retaliation Policy

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued an announcement both reassuring covered contractors that seeking compliance assistance will not trigger a compliance review but also noting that seeking...more

4/16/2013 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions Compliance Contractors OFCCP Retaliation

Legal Alert: OFCCP's New Round Of CSALs

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently issued a new round of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs), which notify an establishment that it has been selected to undergo a compliance...more

4/3/2013 - Compliance Contractors CSALs Hiring & Firing OFCCP Wages

Airline Management Newsletter - March 2013

In This Issue: - NMB Announces Voting Procedures Changes - Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework - DOL Issues Final FMLA Crewmember Regulations ..Flight Crew Eligibility Standards ...more

3/29/2013 - Airlines Aviation Industry Burden-Shifting Contractors Discrimination DOL EEOC Flight Crews FMLA Mediation OFCCP Recordkeeping Requirements Wages

Legal Alert: OFCCP Issues New Directive For Analyzing Pay Discrimination Claims

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that it is rescinding its "Voluntary Guidelines" and "Compensation Standards," which the agency adopted in 2006 to evaluate pay discrimination claims...more

3/1/2013 - Compensation & Benefits Contractors Discrimination Gender-Based Pay Discrimination OFCCP Title VII

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