Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

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Name: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

US Dept of Labour extends discrimination protections to transgender workers

The US Department of Labour has issued guidance to clarify that transgender federal employees and employees who work for federal government contractors will be covered by non-discrimination protections relating to sex.It follows an executive order issued ... [Published Recruiter Magazine - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Department bans transgender discrimination in federal contracting

Labor Department officials have assured transgendered people involved in federal contracting that...Labor Department officials have assured transgendered people involved in federal contracting that they, too, are protected by anti-discrimination laws ... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Recent Developments for Federal Contractors

Companies and individuals seeking to do business with the federal government have been targeted in the “year of action” promised by President Barack Obama. The President has taken steps to impose a number of additional labor and employment-related obligations ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

US: Department of Labor issues guidelines to protect trans workers

The US Department of Labor issued guidance on Tuesday, stating they will interpret gender non-discrimination laws as protecting transgender workers.The change means federally contracted employers will not be able to discriminate against workers on the ... [Published Pink News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Guidance on transgender bias issued for federal contractors

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has issued guidance to companies that hold contracts with the federal government on the issue of extending federal discrimination laws to transgendered individuals.OFCCP Director ... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking: OFCCP Issues Directive On Gender-Identity Discrimination

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has issued a new directive on gender-identity discrimination, consistent with President Obama’s recent amendment to Executive Order 11246 . In essence, the directive says that discrimination based on ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

OFCCP Issues Notice That Revises Pay Reporting Requirements for Federal Contractors

As part of President Obama's initiative to improve the working life of American families, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that enhances the reporting requirements ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

22% of workforce protected from Gender Identity Discrimination

LOS ANGELES — 22% of U.S. workers will be covered by the Department of Labor's announcement today that it will interpret prohibitions on sex discrimination in Executive Order 11246 ( EO 11246 ) to include discrimination based on gender identity and transgender ... [Published Windy City Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

OFCCP Will Require Contractors to File Equal Pay Report

Executive Summary:  Implementing the President's April 2014 Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to develop a data collection tool to advance the goal of pay equity, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a Notice ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Collect Summary Pay data from Federal Contractors

This would allow the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs to collect summary employee pay and demographic data using existing government reporting frameworksAug 08, 2014The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a proposed rule requiring federal ... [Published Occupational Health & Safety - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Equal Pay: Obama Wants Compensation Data From Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor is moving toward ordering federal contractors and subcontractors to reveal statistics on employee compensation by race, sex and ethnicity as part of President Barack Obama's effort to encourage equal pay in the workplace.The ... [Published Corporate Counsel - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

New Employment Protections for LGBT Employees of Federal Contractors, U.S. Government

Continuing to use executive authority to act in the absence of Congressional action, President Obama signed an Executive Order on July 21, 2014 that gave new protections against discrimination to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 24 2014]

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...According to the DOL, the OFCCP will analyze the data and "direct its enforcement resources toward federal contractors whose summary data suggests potential pay violations." See http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/EPR.html
"Being entrusted with taxpayer dollars is a privilege, and with that privilege comes a promise to open doors to all of America’s workers. I believe that success for OFCCP and for federal contractors isn't simply about compliance. It's about creating a workplace culture that actively embraces diversity" said OFCCP director Patricia Shiu
"The clarity provided by the Department of Labor's announcement today will help both federal contractors comply with the executive order and the OFCCP with its enforcement efforts" said Brad Sears, Executive Director of the Williams Institute
The OFCCP says that it will protect the confidentiality of compensation information "to the maximum extent permitted under the Freedom of Information Act." The agency also says that it will not disclose information that could cause commercial harm to contractors that are still in business

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And Now More Disclosure Requirements for Federa... [Published JD Supra - 17 hours ago]
OFCCP Publishes Directive on Gender Identity an... [Published JD Supra - 17 hours ago]
US Dept of Labour extends discrimination protec... [Published Recruiter Magazine - 21 hours ago]
Labor Department bans transgender discriminatio... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 21 2014]
President Expands OFCCP Jurisdiction to Investi... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
Recent Developments for Federal Contractors [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
US: Department of Labor issues guidelines to pr... [Published Pink News - Aug 20 2014]
Guidance on transgender bias issued for federal... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 20 2014]
New Executive Orders and Department of Labor Pr... [Published Baker Botts - Aug 20 2014]
Breaking: OFCCP Issues Directive On Gender-Iden... [Published JD Supra - Aug 20 2014]
OFCCP Issues Notice That Revises Pay Reporting ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 20 2014]
22% of workforce protected from Gender Identity... [Published Windy City Times - Aug 19 2014]
Department of Labor proposes rule imposing new ... [Published Lexology - Aug 19 2014]
DOL Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Requir... [Published JD Supra - Aug 18 2014]
OFCCP proposes Equal Pay Report for contractors... [Published Lexology - Aug 18 2014]
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OFCCP Announces Equal Pay Reporting Requirement... [Published Baker & Daniels - Aug 14 2014]
President signs Executive Order banning sexual ... [Published Lexology - Aug 14 2014]
Federal contractor requirements continue to exp... [Published Lexology - Aug 14 2014]
Department of Labor proposes new Equal Pay Report [Published Lexology - Aug 14 2014]
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Colle... [Published JD Supra - Aug 13 2014]
Aren't we done yet? More OFCCP reporting requir... [Published Lexology - Aug 13 2014]
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Proposed rule on compensation data marks latest... [Published Lexology - Aug 13 2014]
OFCCP Proposes "Equal Pay Report" for Contracto... [Published JD Supra - Aug 12 2014]
OFCCP Will Require Contractors to File Equal Pa... [Published JD Supra - Aug 12 2014]
OFCCP Releases Proposal Requiring Contractors t... [Published JD Supra - Aug 11 2014]
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