Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new rules that increase affirmative action requirements of direct federal contractors and subcontractors.
The OFCCP issued its final rules in the...more
As the United States Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term drew to a close at the end of June, commentators observed a continuing gradual but perceptible shift to the right by the Court. The Roberts Court is generally viewed as...more
Windsor v. United States -
Issue: Can the federal government define marriage?
Loser: The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which was passed in 1996 and signed by President Clinton, was...more
In a significant victory for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently found providers of healthcare services are subject to federal equal employment opportunity...more
On December 21, 2012, federal agencies released their long-awaited unified agendas and regulatory plans for 2012. Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, federal agencies are required to publish semi-annual lists of...more
Full Speed Ahead: Employment and Labor Initiatives During the President’s Second Term -
The purpose of this Commentary (and next month’s) is to provide a forward-looking view of the regulatory and enforcement priorities...more