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Andrew Aitchison is an associate in the Corporate Department.

Yesterday, the Department of Labor announced a Final Rule prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and subcontractors.  The Rule, which implements Executive Order 13672 signed by President Obama in July 2014, will be effective 120 days from the date of publication in the Federal

The OFCCP recently added two new “FAQs” to its website to help explain contractors’ obligations under new Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations.  The first addresses the information contractors must maintain related to efforts to invite voluntary self-identification of disability.  The FAQ informs contractors that if the contractor uses an electronic

The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has approved changes to the current contractor scheduling letter and itemized listing used by OFCCP in compliance reviews. The new letter is expected to be released today. OFCCP proposed the changes to its scheduling letter three years ago.

OFCCP announced today OMB’s approval

Changes to the VETS-100A report proposed by the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (“VETS”) earlier this year were approved and were published in the Federal Register last week.  The Final Rule revises regulations implementing reporting requirements under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as

On Monday, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a proposed rule that would bar federal contractors from firing or otherwise retaliating against employees or applicants for discussing their pay or the pay of their co-workers.  The rule implements an executive order signed by President

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that employees of contractors and subcontractors at JFK and LaGuardia airports currently earning minimum wage are to receive a pay increase from $9.00 to $10.10.  The policy, which also promises a paid holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and annual wage increases tied

Proskauer recently reported on President Obama’s recent executive order requiring contractors to report various employment and labor law violations and requiring those violations to be considered in the government’s decisions to award contracts to and retain contractors.

Connie Bertram, Co-Chair of Proskauer’s Government Regulatory Compliance and Relations Group, was recently