Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

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Name: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal Contractors Beware – Part 5

By Lori Wright KefferOn September 15, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a proposed rule prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against an employee or applicant who discusses, discloses ... [Published Sherman & Howard - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Proposed rule forbids contractors from banning salary talk

Federal contractors would not be able to prevent employees from discussing salaries with each other, under a proposed rule published Sept. 17 in the Federal Register.Contractors would not be able to fire or otherwise discriminate against any employees ... [Published Federal Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

BIG Data and Recruitment: Managing Data in Light of the New Section 503 and VEVRAA Requirements

Berkshire's HR white paper discusses how contractors can effectively manage big recruitment data Berkshire Associates, a leading human resources consulting and technology firm, releases its latest white paper, which discusses how Office of Federal Contract ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Department of Labor seeks to end pay secrecy for federal contractors

at 1:58 PM CDTWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor is fighting to end pay secrecy policies for federal contractors and subcontractors.If the proposed rule passes, federal contractors and subcontractors cannot fire or discriminate against employees ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Rockville company pays $1.5M in discrimination claim

advertisementA major Rockville data company has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims that it discriminated against women and minorities in its hiring in 2008 and 2009.Westat Inc. will pay the settlement on allegations by the U.S. Department of ... [Published Gazette.net - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Labor: Data miner Westat agrees to pay $1.5M in back wages to settle discrimination cases

Data mining company Westat, a major federal contractor, has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle allegations that it failed to provide equal employment opportunities to thousands of female minority applicants, the Labor Department said Sept. 10.Investigators ... [Published Fierce Government IT - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Data Company Settles Federal Job-Discrimination Case

Federal contractor Westat Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it failed to provide equal employment opportunities to more than 3,600 minorities nationwide, the Department of Labor announced Wednesday.Under the terms of the settlement, Westat will ... [Published Washington Informer - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Discrimination claims prompt policy rewrite

A company that failed to hire about 1,300 qualified female job applicants will pay US$475,000 and rewrite its hiring policy to settle the discrimination claim.Law360 reported that Coca-Cola Co subsidiary, Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling, allegedly turned ... [Published Human Capital Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

OFCCP notice of proposed extension of record-keeping requirements for construction contractors

, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published in the Federal Register a proposed renewal of the current record-keeping, notice, and reporting requirements imposed by for federal construction contractors and subcontractors. The ... [Published Lexology - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

OFCCP proposes burdensome new compensation data reporting forms for federal contractors

, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a (NPRM) requiring federal contractors and subcontractors with 100 or more employees to submit an annual . The new report will supplement the Equal Opportunity Report, EEO-1. It will ... [Published Lexology - Sep 08 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 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]

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"Compensation information" would mean "information pertaining to any aspect of compensation, including but not limited to information about the amount and type of compensation as well as decisions, statements, or actions related to setting or altering employees' compensation."
...And they cannot identify it if they aren't free to talk about it without fear of reprisal," OFCCP director Patricia Shiu said. "Pay transparency isn't just good for workers. It's good for business. Fairness and openness are great qualities for a company's brand."
...more than 50 years, Westat has effectively harnessed the power of data to produce groundbreaking research," said Secretary of Labor Thomas E Perez. "That commitment to data integrity should also be applied to its employment practices so that every worker has a fair shot at getting a good job and company leadership understands exactly who is getting hired and why."
...records, correct record-keeping violations, conduct internal audits, and perform outreach and positive recruitment activities," the release said. "These efforts are integral to compliance with Executive Order 11246, which prohibits federal contractors from discriminating in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin."

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Data Company Settles Federal Job-Discrimination... [Published Washington Informer - Sep 11 2014]
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Few Women in Construction; Recruiting Efforts [Published Construction Equipment Guide - Sep 09 2014]
Coca-Cola Agrees to Pay $475,000 to Settle OFCC... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 09 2014]
Coca-Cola Bottling settles sex discrimination c... [Published HRnext - Sep 09 2014]
OFCCP notice of proposed extension of record-ke... [Published Lexology - Sep 09 2014]
OFCCP announces sex discrimination includes dis... [Published Lexology - Sep 09 2014]
An Active OFCCP Plans Even More Changes for Fed... [Published JD Supra - Sep 08 2014]
OFCCP’s proposed equal pay report provides litt... [Published Lexology - Sep 08 2014]
OFCCP proposes burdensome new compensation data... [Published Lexology - Sep 08 2014]
Great Plains Coca-Cola settles federal discrimi... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 05 2014]
Bank employers take note! [Published Lexology - Sep 05 2014]
President, OFCCP set new employment rules for f... [Published Lexology - Sep 05 2014]
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