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OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in late September 2013 published a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741. Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities, [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:03+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

Form cc305 – Status of PSA on Disability Self-ID

Dear ILG Chairs,Please see below for important information regarding the Voluntary Disability Self-ID Invitation Form and the 2015 VETS-4212 Reporting.  Please feel free to share this NILG communication with your local ILG Members.Electronisizing Form cc305  ( Below)During last week’s ILG Chairs/OFCCP meeting at national conference, a question surfaced regarding electronisizing Form cc-305 as follows: To make [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:03+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Alerts, News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on Form cc305 – Status of PSA on Disability Self-ID

OFCCP’s New Compensation Tool

New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager InterviewsFriday, August 7, 2015As the Obama Administration continues to make headlines promoting “equal pay,” the directive from the White House to EEOC and OFCCP is, “we know pay discrimination exists – go find it.” OFCCP, which historically has not brought back a lot of compensation discrimination [...]

2015-08-07T17:34:42+00:00 August 7th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP’s New Compensation Tool

New “outreach and education” poster announced by OFCCP

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced the release of a new outreach and education poster on August 3, 2015,  "Opening Doors of Opportunity for All Workers."  According to the OFCCP, the new poster is designed to increase public awareness of the OFCCP, and "highlights the obligation of employers to treat workers fairly and without [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:03+00:00 August 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on New “outreach and education” poster announced by OFCCP

Why I Wrote the Americans with Disabilities Act

Editor’s Note: This has been cross-posted from the Washington Post online. You can view the original here. In January 1987, I sat down at a word processor in my small office at the National Council on Disability and began writing the first draft of a bill. NCD published my draft of the Americans with Disabilities [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:04+00:00 July 29th, 2015|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on Why I Wrote the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Importance of Section 508 Accessibility Compliance

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was amended by Congress in 1998 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. Although it's only required for Federal agencies, Section 508 accessibility should be crucial to all businesses because unavailable information hinders the ability to acquire and utilize technology quickly [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:04+00:00 July 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on The Importance of Section 508 Accessibility Compliance

ADA25: How WIOA is Expanding Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Two milestones are converging this month. July is the 25th anniversary of the passage of the American with Disabilities Act, which has made significant improvement in the lives of people with disabilities. July also is the first anniversary of the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a major bipartisan accomplishment and the first [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:04+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on ADA25: How WIOA is Expanding Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

READ THE FINE PRINT – Why some employers may unknowingly be subject to the $10.10/hr minimum wage

By Michael C. Greene, Fisher & Phillips LLP Michael C. Greene Fisher & Phillips LLP Imagine your company receives a letter asserting it should be paying its minimum wage employees nearly $3 more per hour. For many employers the acronyms OFCCP, AAP, and E.O. 11246 mean very little when, in fact, they should be the equivalent [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:05+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on READ THE FINE PRINT – Why some employers may unknowingly be subject to the $10.10/hr minimum wage

Federal enforcement effort finds more than 3,000 Gulf Coast workers owed nearly $3.5 million in back wages by staffing agencies

Six Gulf Coast staffing agencies have agreed to pay thousands of workers nearly $ 3.5 million in back wages after U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigators found part of their wages were mislabeled as "per diem" payments as reimbursement for expenses they never incurred.DOL News Releases and Briefs

2015-10-19T19:37:28+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|DOL General News|Comments Off on Federal enforcement effort finds more than 3,000 Gulf Coast workers owed nearly $3.5 million in back wages by staffing agencies

Special Needs Resources, Programs and Indicator 13 Compliance

Special education is the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment, materials, accessible settings, and other interventions designed to help students with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success.Often, students with special needs, such as learning difficulties or differences, mental health and/or behavioral challenges, physical or mental [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:05+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special Needs Resources, Programs and Indicator 13 Compliance