Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

Type: Organization
Name: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

OFCCP increases pressure on federal contractors

, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") issued Directive 2014-02 clarifying that discrimination based on gender identity and transgender status constitutes sex discrimination under Executive Order 11246. This is ... [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

OFCCP To Require Federal Contractors To Report Wage Information

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking , which, if adopted, would amend regulations under Executive Order 11246 to require certain Federal contractors and subcontractors ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

DOL Issues Directive on Gender Identity and Transgender Status

The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)—which enforces anti-discrimination and affirmative action laws affecting government contractors and subcontractors—has issued  Directive 2014-02 clarifying that ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

This civil rights agency gives employers heartburn; you've probably never heard of it

The little-known Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is controversial among employers for its aggressive policing of anti-discrimination rules. ... [Published OPEN: Ohio Politics - cleveland.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 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 - Aug 22 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 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]

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...investigate and seek to remedy instances of sex discrimination that occur because of an employee's gender identity or transgender status," and will "accept and investigate individual and systemic complaints alleging sex discrimination against transgender employees."
...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

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Federal contractors take note: OFCCP clarifies ... [Published Lexology - Aug 30 2014]
DOL Proposes Rule That Would Require Federal Co... [Published JD Supra - Aug 29 2014]
An active OFCCP plans even more changes for fed... [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
OFCCP increases pressure on federal contractors [Published Lexology - Aug 29 2014]
OFCCP To Require Federal Contractors To Report ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 28 2014]
DOL Issues Directive on Gender Identity and Tra... [Published JD Supra - Aug 27 2014]
This civil rights agency gives employers heartb... [Published OPEN: Ohio Politics - cleveland.com - Aug 27 2014]
And now more disclosure requirements for federa... [Published Lexology - Aug 27 2014]
The "Equal Pay Report" - Yet Another New Regula... [Published JD Supra - Aug 26 2014]
OFCCP’s Newest Directive: Gender Identity and S... [Published JD Supra - Aug 26 2014]
OFCCP Proposes Salary Disclosure Requirements f... [Published JD Supra - Aug 25 2014]
OFCCP Issues Directive Addressing Gender Identi... [Published JD Supra - Aug 25 2014]
And Now More Disclosure Requirements for Federa... [Published JD Supra - Aug 22 2014]
OFCCP Publishes Directive on Gender Identity an... [Published JD Supra - Aug 22 2014]
US Dept of Labour extends discrimination protec... [Published Recruiter Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
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]
Updated veteran hiring rules create challenges ... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 17 2014]
NECA Top Three 8/15/14 [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Aug 16 2014]
OFCCP Proposes Rule Regarding Annual Submission... [Published JD Supra - Aug 15 2014]
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