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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.

OFCCP has completed the process of rescinding its Final Rule, “Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption” (the “Religious Exemption Rule”), which came into effect on January 8, 2021.

As we previously reported, the Religious Exemption Rule – adopted during the Trump Administration –

Updated on March 27, 2023 to include webinar details.

On March 20, 2023, OFCCP announced its Contractor Portal will open to receive Affirmative Action Program (“AAP”) certification submissions on March 31, 2023.  Certifications must be made by June 29, 2023.

OFCCP launched the Contractor Portal last year and required federal

As we previously reported, OFCCP has received a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request seeking federal contractors’ and subcontractors’ (collectively, “Contractors”) EEO-1 reports from 2016-2020. After publishing a list of Contractors whose EEO-1 data would be released, OFCCP offered Contractors an opportunity to notify the agency if they were

As we previously reported here and here, OFCCP plans to release EEO-1 data for non-objecting contractors and subcontractors in response to a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request seeking contractors’ and subcontractors’ EEO-1 reports from 2016-2020.  After publishing a list of contractors and subcontractors’ whose EEO-1 data would be

As we previously reported, OFCCP has received a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request seeking contractors’ and subcontractors’ EEO-1 reports from 2016-2020.

OFCCP originally provided contractors and subcontractors until September 19, 2022 to submit objections as to why their data should not be produced.  That deadline was then extended

As we previously reported, OFCCP plans to release EEO-1 data for non-objecting contractors in response to a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request seeking contractors’ and subcontractors’ EEO-1 reports from 2016-2020.  On February 2, 2023, OFCCP published a list of contractors whose data was scheduled to be released on

As we previously reported, OFCCP has received a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request seeking federal contractors’ and subcontractors’ EEO-1 reports from 2016-2020.  The agency previously instructed contractors who objected to the release of their EEO-1 reports to submit their objections by October 19, 2022. OFCCP has now

On January 20, 2023, OFCCP announced the release of the first Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) of FY23. The list consists of 500 locations selected for a Compliance Review (Establishment Review), Corporate Management Compliance Evaluation, or Functional Affirmative Action Program Review.

Note that the list merely notifies these contractors that

On December 19, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a preliminary injunction halting enforcement of the federal contractor and subcontractor vaccine mandate requirements issued in response to Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (the “federal contractor mandate”).

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