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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

DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with nine facilities of G and K Services, Inc., to remedy systemic hiring and pay discrimination violations identified in compliance evaluations initiated between 2011 and 2015. G and K Services has several federal contracts, which requires the company to adhere to nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions [...]

2015-11-19T17:44:21+00:00 November 19th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

Last week I spoke to a room full of airmen in San Antonio, some of whom will soon transition into the civilian workforce. I told them about our great Department of Labor employment workshop that is part of the Transition Assistance Program, as well as the many employment workshops and services we provide at nearly [...]

2015-09-06T18:06:59+00:00 September 6th, 2015|EEOC News, OFCCP News, Vets News|Comments Off on By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

Oral Arts Laboratory, Inc., a dental manufacturing and lab company, has entered into a conciliation agreement with OFCCP wherein they will pay $115,000 to remedy a claim of systemic hiring discrimination. The corporate headquarters, located in Huntsville, Alabama, was the subject of an audit by the OFCCP that uncovered areas of systemic discrimination during the [...]

2015-09-04T00:53:04+00:00 September 4th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

Conversations about disability rights seldom focus on the unique experiences of women with disabilities. Last week, however, the department’s Women’s Bureau held a “Women and the Americans with Disabilities Act” webinar highlighting issues women with disabilities face in the workplace. If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the webinar recording below. Some [...]

2015-08-25T17:01:33+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Misc News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

Latest OFCCP News

OFCCP Audit Enforcement Trend: How to Assess the Effectiveness of Outreach EffortsUnder the (not so new) veteran and disability regulations, federal contractors and subcontractors must establish seven percent disability goals and a veteran hiring benchmark in their affirmative action plans. In this first “transition” year, OFCCP has ...Read more on Recruiting Trends The New OFCCP [...]

2015-08-17T22:38:22+00:00 August 17th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on Latest OFCCP News

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, [...]

2015-08-13T17:40:01+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

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 [...]

2015-08-04T00:12:00+00:00 August 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on New “outreach and education” poster announced by OFCCP

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 [...]

2015-07-04T18:27:56+00:00 July 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on The Importance of Section 508 Accessibility Compliance