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DOL Seeks To Defend Its Data Gathering Authority

Last week, the Department of Labor moved to dismiss Frito-Lay’s lawsuit (Frito-Lay, Inc. v. Department of Labor, 3:12-cv-01747 (N.D. Tex. 2012)) seeking to block the production of employment data for an OFCCP investigation into discrimination at its Dallas facility.  The case is an important test of the scope of OFCCP’s authority to request documents from government … Continue Reading

Although Funding Bill Offers Agencies More Discretion On Sequestration, Contractors Should Consider Employment Law Implications in Preparing for Additional Program Cuts

On March 21, 2013, the House of Representatives approved a spending bill that would provide funding for the federal government through September 30.  The Senate had already passed the bill and President Obama is expected to sign it.  Although the bill locks in the $85 billion in sequester cuts, it provides agencies more flexibility in … Continue Reading
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