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Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Contractors Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

Federal Contractor/Subcontractor Alert: New Affirmative Action Requirements Concerning Persons with Disabilities

by Snell & Wilmer on

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

New Regulations to Take Effect on Recruitment of Veterans and Disabled Employees by Federal Contractors

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has announced new regulations that will affect federal contractors’ and subcontractors’ recruiting of veterans and disabled employees. The new regulations take...more

New Workforce Regulations for Federal Government Contractors About to Take Effect

On November 19, 2013, the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”) filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent the implementation of new federal regulations affecting employers with more than 50 employees and with more than $50,000...more

OFCCP Places New Risks and Obligations on Contractors

Lost among much of the other news of recent weeks, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has taken steps that will likely complicate the management of organizations that choose to do business with the...more

DOL’s Final Rule Designed to Increase Hiring and Employment

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

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

For The Record: New Regulations For Veterans, Individuals With Disabilities Take Effect

by Polsinelli on

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

New OFCCP Regulations Published—Effective Date Currently March 24, 2014

Yesterday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its revisions to the current disability and veterans regulations in the Federal Register. These controversial rules become effective 180 days...more

Contractors Beware: New Regulations Impose Additional Affirmative Action Burdens

by K&L Gates LLP on

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued new regulations governing the recruiting and hiring of individuals with disabilities and veterans. See 41 CFR Part 60-741 and 41 CFR...more

With Privilege Comes Responsibility

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

Gone are the days when being a federal contractor meant an expensive dinner with politicians, followed by getting a lucrative contract signed with the government, and breaking ground on some swamp land redevelopment only to...more

OFCCP's Veterans' and Individuals with Disabilities' Final Regulations Impose New Obligations on Federal Contractors and...

by Littler on

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

OFCCP's Final Regulations for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

by Morgan Lewis on

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

OFCCP Announces Big Changes for Federal Contractors’ Affirmative Action Obligations

by McCarter & English, LLP on

The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just announced sweeping changes to the rules for federal government contractors that are required to prepare and maintain affirmative action...more

Legal Alert: OFCCP Set To Publish Revised Disability And Veterans Regulations

by FordHarrison on

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has indicated that it plans to publish final regulations regarding federal contractors' affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations toward individuals with...more

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