Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

Type: Organization
Name: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

DOL Concedes Congress’s Intent That Tricare Providers Not Be Considered OFCCP Subcontractors

, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs agreed to the dismissal of its December 2008 complaint against Florida Hospital of Orlando. This action follows DOL’s March 11, 2014, agreement to a five-year moratorium on compliance ... [Published Husch Blackwell LLP - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

New databases offer first step for disability and veteran hiring regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced two new databases intended to help federal contractors and subcontractors meet new regulatory obligations with respect to hiring individuals with disabilities ... [Published Lexology - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obama seeks federal contractors' pay summaries by sex and race

President Barack Obama on Tuesday issued a memorandum calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to propose a rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to submit to the department summary data on the compensation paid their employees, ... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

#UIC Scholar Available to Address Equal Pay Executive Actions by President Obama

Expert Pitch Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyPresident Barack Obama has signed two executive actions to make federal contractors' pay practices more transparent and to make it easier to identify gender and race pay discrimi ... [Published Newswise - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The GPMemorandum, Issue 179 (Distribution Issue)

In this Issue:- Tying And Other Claims By Service Competitor Rejected:A federal court in Arizona has rejected various antitrust claims brought by a servicer of aircraft power units against a manufacturer of those units.- Distributor's Antitrust Claims ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

OFCCP Adds New Resources to Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory

Last month, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) created the Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory. The goal of the Directory is to assist contractors in locating community and other resources for recruiting veterans ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

New OFCCP Affirmative Action Rules: Employment Law Manual Updated

Authors: David B. Weisenfeld and Beth P. Zoller , XpertHR Legal EditorsOn March 24, new regulations took effect that strengthen the affirmative action requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors when it comes to hiring protected veterans and ... [Published XpertHR - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Pressure's on to Recruit More Disabled Workers

Federal contractors and subcontractors must increase efforts to recruit, hire and retain people with disabilities. As Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton associate Shira Forman explains on the Labor & Employment Law Blog, the new rule from the Office ... [Published Corporate Counsel - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

New Contractor Hiring Rules Begin

Federal contractors must now comply with affirmative-action benchmarks for hiring veterans and people with disabilities, after a legal bid failed to block one of the rules.U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan rejected on Friday (March 21) a challenge ... [Published PaintSquare - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

5 Tips For Federal Contractors Facing New Hiring Rules

Law360.comIn this article on the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' finalization of  two rules in August that aim to revamp the enforcement of affirmative action goals for veterans and people with disabilities, Alissa ... [Published Littler - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Contractors Face New Requirements Regarding Recruitment, Hiring, and Identification of Individuals with Disabilities

Effective March 24, 2014, a new rule from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will require federal contractors and subcontractors to take additional steps to recruit, hire, and retain individuals with disabilities, including surveying employees ... [Published JD Supra - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

The New Hiring Requirements For Government Contractors

Government contractors will need to make intense efforts to hire veterans and persons with disabilities, in accord with regulations that have been issued by the Obama Administration’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. A client advisory from ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Mar 25 2014]

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"We are delighted about our strategic partnership with Hirepurpose," said Michelle Abbey, president and CEO of TMP Worldwide. "TMP's clients are looking for ways to attract, engage and hire qualified military talent in an effective manner, directly from bases and support the new OFCCP guidelines. They are an important partner to help us reach these savvy individuals for our clients."
Mark Temple, a partner at Reed Smith, said employers are right to be concerned about the executive order. "The antiretaliation provision opens employers up to more potential lawsuits and frivolous lawsuits,” he told CorpCounsel.com."
...not greater than, that of President Nixon's executive order establishing the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs in 1973," he explained. "That executive order established the requirement that contractors submit information on the racial and gender composition of their work forces and that they take 'affirmative action' to remedy deficiencies."
Vice President of Product Development, Manoj Tiwari explains, "If organizations have not made the necessary updates, now is the time. The updates to our software and services are a win for companies required to do an affirmative action plan. They can now effectively manage these changes while ensuring accuracy in their plan development."

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President Obama Takes Two Executive Actions Aim... [Published JD Supra - Apr 10 2014]
President Obama Takes Executive Action on Natio... [Published Littler - Apr 10 2014]
President Obama Wields His Executive Power Once... [Published JD Supra - Apr 10 2014]
New databases offer first step for disability a... [Published Lexology - Apr 10 2014]
TMP Worldwide and Hirepurpose form strategic pa... [Published Individual.com - Apr 10 2014]
Let's Talk About Pay Equality in the Workplace [Published Corporate Counsel - Apr 10 2014]
OFCCP Withdraws Claim Regarding TRICARE Jurisdi... [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
Obama seeks federal contractors' pay summaries ... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 09 2014]
DOL Announces Five-Year OFCCP Moratorium For TR... [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
Sex, Pay, and Retaliation: The White House Weig... [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
Construction contractors subject to new OFCCP r... [Published Lexology - Apr 09 2014]
National Pay Equity Day Marked by Presidential ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
#UIC Scholar Available to Address Equal Pay Exe... [Published Newswise - Apr 08 2014]
The GPMemorandum, Issue 179 (Distribution Issue) [Published JD Supra - Apr 08 2014]
Berkshire Associates Ready with IWD and Protect... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 08 2014]
OFCCP Adds New Resources to Disability and Vete... [Published JD Supra - Apr 07 2014]
March comes in like a lion: flurry of action st... [Published Lexology - Apr 07 2014]
Puerto Rico Construction Company Settles Federa... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Congress urged to stop OFCCP jurisdiction grab [Published AHA News - Apr 04 2014]
Are You Ready for Your Next Audit? [Published Pepper Hamilton LLP - Apr 03 2014]
OFCCP launches new databases to assist with dis... [Published Lexology - Apr 03 2014]
Symposium highlights employment ops at new hosp... [Published Fort Bliss Bugle - Apr 03 2014]
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