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President Takes Executive Action Over Pay Equity By Federal Government...

Yesterday, in connection with “Equal Pay Day” ceremonies at the White House, President Obama issued an Executive Order and a Presidential Memorandum aimed at ensuring that employees of Federal government contractors and…more

| Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Government...

OFCCP Withdraws Claim Regarding TRICARE Jurisdiction

Last week, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) dismissed OFCCP’s 2008 complaint against Florida Hospital of Orlando. In its Order of Dismissal, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) reported that OFCCP…more

| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Health,...

Obama Requests Increased OFCCP Funding in FY 2015 Budget

On March 4, 2014, Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez released OFCCP’s FY 2015 budget request, which includes a request for over $107 million in funding for OFCCP’s operations. This amount represents a $3 million increase over 2014,…more

| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracting

DOL Announces Five-Year OFCCP Moratorium For TRICARE Providers

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced last month that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will issue a directive establishing a five-year moratorium on enforcement of affirmative action obligations…more

| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Health, Government Contracting

District Court Rejects Challenge to Section 503 Final Rule

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

| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Construction Law, Labor & Employment...

Congress To Hold Hearing On OFCCP Jurisdiction

On Thursday March 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections will hold a hearing on the Protecting Health Care Providers from Increased Administrative Burdens Act (H.R. 3633). H.R. 3633 is a response by…more

| Administrative Law, Health, Government Contracting

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