Equal Opportunities

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U.S. Department of Labor Advances Regulatory Agenda with Final Rule Barring Federal Contractors from Discriminating against LGBT...

On December 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The final rule implements an Executive...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - August 2014

In this issue: - DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue an Interim Rule to Amend FAR: Equal Employment and Affirmative Action for Veterans and Individuals With Disabilities - DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue a Final Rule to Amend...more

MVPD Annual EEO Program Reports and SIS Responses Due Sept. 30, 2014

The FCC’s equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) rules for multi-channel video program distributors (“MVPD”) require MVPD employment units with six or more full-time employees to file an Annual EEO Program Report, FCC Form...more

Federal Contractor Section 503 and VEVRAA Compliance Solution

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforcement is meant to ensure affirmative action and equal opportunity employment for job seekers and wage earners. The federal government spends more than $500...more

New EEOC Report Examines Obstacles Facing Women in Federal Workplace

Six Impediments, Underlying Issues, Recommendations Identified by Work Group - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a comprehensive report addressing major obstacles...more

Global Equal Employment Opportunity Toolkit: How to Fight Workplace Discrimination and Harassment and Promote Workplace Diversity...

Equal employment opportunity initiatives like policies, code of conduct provisions and training modules on discrimination, harassment and diversity have long been vital to domestic American employers. Now, in the global...more

The Anti-Corruption Movement And Human Rights

The growing global battle against corruption is finding increasing influence by promoting the link between corruption and human rights. ...more

Landmark Ruling Expands OFCCP Subcontractor Coverage to Healthcare Providers

The U.S. District Court for the D.C. Circuit has ruled in UPMC Braddock v. Harris that three hospitals affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) qualify as federal "subcontractors" because they...more

Equal Opportunities in Extracurricular Athletics for Students with Disabilities

Extracurricular athletics — which include club, intramural, or interscholastic athletics at all education levels — are an important component of an overall education program. The United States Government Accountability Office...more

Equal Opportunities in Extracurricular Athletics for Students with Disabilities

Extracurricular athletics — which include club, intramural, or interscholastic athletics at all education levels — are an important component of an overall education program. The United States Government Accountability Office...more

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