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Update: Acosta Confirmation Hearing Pushed Back

The confirmation hearing for new Secretary of Labor nominee, Alexander Acosta, has been pushed back until March 22 to allow him to travel to Nashville with the President.  Its anticipated once the hearing moves forward, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, will vote within on Acosta’s confirmation within the following week.  Stay tuned for new developments.

2017-05-05T14:37:15+00:00 May 5th, 2017|OFCCP News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Update: Acosta Confirmation Hearing Pushed Back

Senate Confirms Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor

In a long-awaited, much anticipated, yet relatively low-key vote, the Senate has confirmed Alexander Acosta as the next U.S. Secretary of Labor.  Following a moderately contentious hearing last month before the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee, the full Senate approved Acosta with a 60-38 vote, finally filling a key position in President Trump’s cabinet. [...]

2017-05-05T14:37:14+00:00 May 5th, 2017|OFCCP News|Comments Off on Senate Confirms Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor

Impact of “Hire American” Executive Order on Federal Contractor Staffing

At a ceremony in Wisconsin this week, President Trump signed yet another executive order, this one entitled, “Buy American and Hire American.” What does this mean for federal contractors?  It’s not exactly clear at this point, but as our colleagues have previously discussed, the “hire American” portion of the President’s latest Executive Order is focused on revamping the H-1B [...]

2017-05-05T14:37:14+00:00 May 5th, 2017|OFCCP News|Comments Off on Impact of “Hire American” Executive Order on Federal Contractor Staffing

Trump Signs Religious Liberty Executive Order

During a ceremony in the Rose Garden, President Trump signed a much-anticipated “Religious Liberty” executive order.   The Executive Order states it is the policy of the executive branch to vigorously enforce Federal law’s robust protections for religious freedom. The relatively short Executive Order also recognizes that the United States Constitution enshrines and protects the fundamental [...]

2017-05-05T14:37:13+00:00 May 5th, 2017|OFCCP News|Comments Off on Trump Signs Religious Liberty Executive Order

OFCCP Discrimination Complaint Form Now in 5 Additional Languages

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published its employment discrimination complaint form in 5 additional languages. The complaint form, is available on OFCCP’s website and is now available in French, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese. The employment discrimination complaint form was previously only available in English.read more

2016-08-05T17:58:56+00:00 August 5th, 2016|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Discrimination Complaint Form Now in 5 Additional Languages

5 Tips to Get Managers Involved with your AAP

As the regulatory landscape for federal contractors becomes more grueling to traverse and OFCCP audits become more invasive, companies need to ensure, now more than ever, that their managers clearly understand what their affirmative action obligations are. In order to assist human resource teams with guidance on getting their managers “onboard” and involved with their [...]

2016-02-18T18:39:52+00:00 February 18th, 2016|OFCCP News|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Get Managers Involved with your AAP

Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Remarkable technological, economic and cultural changes have had a profound impact on the economy and the workforce in recent years, spawning new industries and revolutionizing old ones. As the American workplace continues to evolve, one of its most valued benefits is flexibility – a feature demanded by the modern workforce. Never before have workers had [...]

2016-02-18T17:57:06+00:00 February 18th, 2016|EEOC News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Remarkable technological, economic and cultural changes have had a profound impact on the economy and the workforce in recent years, spawning new industries and revolutionizing old ones. As the American workplace continues to evolve, one of its most valued benefits is flexibility – a feature demanded by the modern workforce. Never before have workers had [...]

2016-02-18T17:57:06+00:00 February 18th, 2016|EEOC News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Remarkable technological, economic and cultural changes have had a profound impact on the economy and the workforce in recent years, spawning new industries and revolutionizing old ones. As the American workplace continues to evolve, one of its most valued benefits is flexibility – a feature demanded by the modern workforce. Never before have workers had [...]

2016-02-18T17:57:06+00:00 February 18th, 2016|EEOC News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both