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On Friday, March 21, 2014, Federal District Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled in favor of the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs’ (“OFCCP”) recent rule implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, denying a...more
A Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) ruled on August 5, 2013 that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) cannot proceed with a disparate impact claim against a clothing manufacturer...more
Effective December 17, 2012, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a new Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) Directive Number 305. The new directive outlines the application and approval...more
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has quietly released an updated Directive of its approval process for developing Functional Affirmative Action Plans. Although the changes are not major, the good news is...more
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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has begun sending Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to federal contractors, giving them a “heads-up” warning of a possible compliance review or audit...more
In This Issue:
- Preventing Off-Duty Employee Access By Reyburn Lominack and Matthew Korn (Columbia):
Many employers prohibit off-duty employees from accessing the workplace. This is particularly true of employers...more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board has rejected the attempt by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to subject health care providers to federal affirmative action requirements....more
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) lacks jurisdiction over a hospital that is a TRICARE health services provider in light of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Department of Labor’s...more
For nearly four years, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been tenaciously pursuing jurisdiction over healthcare providers based on the theory that providers participating in, and receiving more...more
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Executive Summary: On Friday, September 21, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law a "Gender Pay Parity" bill that imposes a new notice posting requirement on covered employers. The governor rejected a...more
On September 25, 2012, President Obama signed a groundbreaking Executive Order designed to strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in federal contracting. Among other requirements, the Executive Order requires...more
The proposed regulatory agenda of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) now seems unlikely to make headway until after the November election. Key items in limbo on the agency’s docket include 2011...more
Consistent with the mandate under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Treasury Department issued a proposed rule that would require contractors doing business with the agency to confirm their...more
If you use pre-employment testing of employees, please read this article. Even if you are not a federal government contractor, these issues will arise.
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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its latest suit against a large multistate Indiana-based egg producer for unfair employment practices in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination...more
Frito-Lay Inc. has been involved in litigation with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) over the agency's ability to obtain data after the date of the compliance review scheduling letter. The Company...more
There was a long period during which federal government contractors could get away, year after year, with outsourcing their affirmative action obligations to a consultant to produce a cheap but nice looking affirmative action...more
Health care providers often wonder if and when they must provide interpretive services to patients who do not speak English or who are deaf or hearing impaired. Federal law mandates that health care providers take certain...more
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Executive Summary: The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Administrative Review Board (ARB) recently issued a decision requiring an employer to produce OFCCP data well beyond the date of an OFCCP scheduling letter.
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