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Andrew Aitchison is an associate in the Corporate Department.

Last week, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a Final Rule prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and subcontractors.  The Rule implements Executive Order 13672 signed by President Obama in July 2014.  OFCCP announced during a Webinar yesterday that the

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

In the context of analyzing a Title VII Civil Rights and Massachusetts law “disparate impact” claim, a federal court has cast considerable doubt on the efficacy of statistical tools employed in “disparate impact” analysis.  In Pedro Lopez, et al. v. City of Lawrence, et al., the district court ruled

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

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

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a proposed rule today that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to provide summary information on total W-2 compensation paid to employees by sex, race, ethnicity, and specified job categories, as well as other relevant data points such as hours worked,