OFCCPs New Veteran/Disability Regulations Are Now in Effect. Are You Ready?
Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
On October 1, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) blessed a new Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing for Supply and Service contractors, which is...more
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
On May 7, 2014, a Directive of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) placed a five-year moratorium on enforcement activities regarding health care providers that are TRICARE subcontractors. TRICARE is...more
On March 7, 2014, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive 2014-01, TRICARE Subcontractor Enforcement Activities concerning the affirmative action obligations of subcontractors of...more
Previous Health Law Updates reported on the efforts of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to apply equal employment opportunity mandates to providers that subcontract to provide healthcare services for TRICARE beneficiaries....more
In this three-minute video version of Workplace Word, Snell & Wilmer partner Rebecca Winterscheidt discusses several new Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) rules that will affect federal contractors’ and...more
f you are a federal contractor or subcontractor that has, or should have, an existing affirmative action plan (AAP), you need to be aware of the upcoming Office of Federal Contract Compliance’s (OFCCP) final rules that take...more
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a list of resources to assist federal contractors and subcontractors in conducting effective outreach and recruitment of individuals with disabilities...more
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
Employers holding contracts with the federal government in excess of $10,000, as well as their subcontractors, should be aware of some important changes to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and...more
On March 24, 2014, the new regulations issued by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will take effect. The regulations bring significant changes to the affirmative action requirements for federal...more
On August 27, 2013, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a pre-release of the final version of its revised affirmative action regulations for protected veterans and...more
Expansive regulations will subject federal contractors and subcontractors to many new requirements, including utilization goals and hiring benchmarks.
On August 27, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs...more
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is charged with enforcing the affirmative action and non-discrimination obligations of federal contractors and subcontractors....more
When a health plan/HMO ("Plan") provides group health coverage to employers, including the federal government, the hospitals that treat federal employees under a contract with the Plan are government "subcontractors" subject...more
In December, 2011, the Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) caused much consternation among the federal contracting community by publishing proposed changes to the affirmative action and nondiscrimination...more
On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision imposing certain socio-economic contract requirements on subcontractors operating hospitals associated with the University of...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
Hospitals, health care providers, and managers of other businesses across the country may be surprised to learn that under a new federal court ruling, their organizations may now qualify as government contractors or...more
On March 30, the US District Court for the District of Columbia held that three University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-affiliated hospitals were federal subcontractors to an HMO that provided a managed care health plan to...more
Over the years, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), which enforces affirmative action and equal opportunity regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors, has tried to assert jurisdiction over...more
Three Pittsburgh hospitals have been found to be federal subcontractors subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) because of the medical services they provide to a Health...more
Excerpt from Executive summary:
The Issue: Having a federal government contract or subcontract can obligate a business to comply with substantial affirmative action obligations. Knowing whether such a contract triggers...more
After a relatively quiet year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced ambitious plans for 2013. The agency’s recently released Unified Agenda calls for the final release of sweeping new...more
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