OFCCP recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) on the implementation of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act final rules. The most recent FAQs address questions regarding the availability of the “EEO is the Law” poster, the ability to use human resource information systems as the … Continue Reading
On Friday, March 21, 2014, Federal District Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled in favor of the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs’ (“OFCCP”) recent rule implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, denying a challenge by the Associated Builders and Contractors trade organization (“ABC”). As a result, OFCCP’s Rule—“Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and … Continue Reading
On December 17, 2013, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published additional Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) on the implementation of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act final rules. As discussed in prior Government Contractor Compliance & Regulatory Update posts on August 27, … Continue Reading
Yesterday, the long-awaited proposed regulations of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) addressing federal contractors’ affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations for both individuals with disabilities and covered veterans were submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for review. The proposed regulations, as written, would make significant changes to contractors’ compliance obligations, … Continue Reading
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has extended the projected date for the release of final rules regarding federal contractors’ affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. OFCCP had projected that the final regulations would be published earlier this year. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Spring … Continue Reading
In December, 2011, the Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) caused much consternation among the federal contracting community by publishing proposed changes to the affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of contractors and subcontractors regarding individuals with disabilities. Much has been written and discussed regarding the proposed data tracking requirements, utilization goals, solicitation requirements, and outreach … Continue Reading
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