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DOL proposes critical updates to sex discrimination guidelines for federal contractors and subcontractors

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a proposal to clarify federal contractors' requirements to prohibit sex discrimination. The recommended changes would revise the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' guidelines to align with laws, court decisions and societal changes since they were originally issued in 1970.DOL News Releases and Briefs

2015-10-19T19:37:28+00:00 June 15th, 2015|EEOC News|Comments Off on DOL proposes critical updates to sex discrimination guidelines for federal contractors and subcontractors

Federal job-protected family and medical leave rights extended to eligible workers in same-sex marriages

Workers in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where they live, will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for a spouse with a serious health condition. The U.S. Labor Department announced a rule change to the FMLA today in [...]

2015-10-19T19:37:28+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal job-protected family and medical leave rights extended to eligible workers in same-sex marriages

More than 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants receive $5.5 million in back wages and damages in DOL enforcement initiative

In the past five years, more than 1,100 attendants at Shell, Exxon, BP and other leading brand gas stations in New Jersey have been denied the minimum wage and, in some cases, overtime pay. These workers have received $ 5.5 million in back wages and damages recovered thanks to a multiyear enforcement initiative conducted by [...]

2015-06-14T18:44:09+00:00 June 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on More than 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants receive $5.5 million in back wages and damages in DOL enforcement initiative

‘My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am’

2015 Theme Announced for October’s National Disability Employment Awareness MonthWASHINGTON — Planning for National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2015 is underway, and the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the official theme for the October observance: "My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am.""This year's theme encapsulates the important [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:05+00:00 June 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on ‘My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am’

DOL and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Propose Guidance, Rule to Implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

WASHINGTON — While the vast majority of federal contractors play by the rules, every year tens of thousands of American workers are denied overtime wages, are unlawfully discriminated against in hiring or pay, have their health and safety put at risk by those contractors that cut corners or are otherwise unlawfully denied basic workplace protections.To [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:06+00:00 June 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on DOL and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Propose Guidance, Rule to Implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

TalentRISE Aligns with ConnectVETS

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2015Talent acquisition consulting and recruitment services firm TalentRISE today announced that it is partnering with ConnectVETS to help U.S. military veterans more effectively transition to the civilian workforce, enable employers to better connect with this experienced talent pool and, if applicable, meet the new regulations for veteran hiring. In September of [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:06+00:00 June 12th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on TalentRISE Aligns with ConnectVETS

New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager

New Tool in OFCCP's Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager ...This makes the compensation manager interview critically important to the success of an OFCCP compensation investigation. The Agency will use the information learned during the interview to analyze your pay data. And yet, many employers are not ...Read more on The National Law Review

2012-08-19T23:39:19+00:00 August 19th, 2012|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager

OFCCP Self-ID Assistance for Protected Veterans Published

OFCCP Publishes Self-ID Assistance for Protected VeteransAdding to its growing list of available educational tools, OFCCP has published a new “InfoGraphic” to help veterans determine whether they are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Developed in response to ...Read more on The National Law ReviewOFCCP Publishes New Outreach and Education PosterOn August [...]

2012-08-19T00:53:36+00:00 August 19th, 2012|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Self-ID Assistance for Protected Veterans Published