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Olympia Karageorgiou is an associate in the Labor Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.

During her time at Proskauer, Olympia has focused on a wide range of employment matters, including employment discrimination litigation, due diligence, and policies, handbooks and training, among others. Olympia has gained experience across a wide variety of industries including financial services, education, sports, and media and entertainment.

Olympia earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was co-director of the Clinical Student Board and a member of the Reentry Clinic. While at Yale, she was also Academic Development co-chair of the Yale Black Law Students Association and served as a director of the Rebellious Lawyering Conference.

Prior to law school, Olympia was an AmeriCorps member in Dallas, Texas, focusing on issues related to education and social equity.

Speaking at the annual NILG conference, on August 2, 2023, OFCCP Acting Director Michele Hodge addressed hundreds of attendees in a wide ranging speech, discussing the agency’s priorities and initiatives.  Among other highlights of her address:

  • Acting Director Hodge made clear that OFCCP does not view the recent Supreme

On June 2, 2023, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council published an interim rule which requires contracting officers to insert a new clause – FAR 52.204-27 – in solicitations after June 2, 2023 or when exercising an option or modifying an existing task or delivery order after that date.

The

As we previously reported, OFCCP’s updated Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in April 2023. Form CC-305 was updated to include “the preferred language for disabilities and… additional examples of disabilities.” Federal contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) must begin using

As we previously reported, federal contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) have until June 29, 2023 to certify the status of their Affirmative Action Programs (“AAPs”) with the OFCCP Contractor Portal. Specifically, covered Contractors are asked to certify, on an annual basis, whether they have met their obligation “to develop

On June 5, 2023, OFCCP released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for construction contractors. The list identifies 250 construction contractors selected for compliance evaluation. As OFCCP states in its announcement regarding the new CSAL, the list is a “courtesy notification” to contractors selected for evaluation, and the review will

On May 1, the Biden Administration announced that the federal contractor and subcontractor (“Contractor”) vaccine mandate (the “Contractor Vaccine Requirement”) issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (the “Task Force”) in response to President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors will officially end

On April 25, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved OFCCP’s revised Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305). OFCCP states the form was revised in order to “update the preferred language for disabilities and to include additional examples of disabilities.”

For example, the prior version of the form

On April 17, 2023, after giving federal contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) several opportunities to submit objections, OFCCP published EEO-1 data for Contractors that “either affirmatively agreed to, or did not object to, the release of their EEO-1 data.”  As we previously reported, OFCCP had received a Freedom of Information