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READ THE FINE PRINT – Why some employers may unknowingly be subject to the $10.10/hr minimum wage

By Michael C. Greene, Fisher & Phillips LLP Michael C. Greene Fisher & Phillips LLP Imagine your company receives a letter asserting it should be paying its minimum wage employees nearly $3 more per hour. For many employers the acronyms OFCCP, AAP, and E.O. 11246 mean very little when, in fact, they should be the equivalent [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:27:00+00:00 June 29th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on READ THE FINE PRINT – Why some employers may unknowingly be subject to the $10.10/hr minimum wage

Federal enforcement effort finds more than 3,000 Gulf Coast workers owed nearly $3.5 million in back wages by staffing agencies

Six Gulf Coast staffing agencies have agreed to pay thousands of workers nearly $ 3.5 million in back wages after U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigators found part of their wages were mislabeled as "per diem" payments as reimbursement for expenses they never incurred. DOL News Releases and Briefs

By | 2015-06-22T15:36:00+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Federal enforcement effort finds more than 3,000 Gulf Coast workers owed nearly $3.5 million in back wages by staffing agencies

Special Needs Resources, Programs and Indicator 13 Compliance

Special education is the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment, materials, accessible settings, and other interventions designed to help students with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success.Often, students with special needs, such as learning difficulties or differences, mental health and/or behavioral challenges, physical or mental [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:27:00+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special Needs Resources, Programs and Indicator 13 Compliance

DOL proposes critical updates to sex discrimination guidelines for federal contractors and subcontractors

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a proposal to clarify federal contractors' requirements to prohibit sex discrimination. The recommended changes would revise the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' guidelines to align with laws, court decisions and societal changes since they were originally issued in 1970.DOL News Releases and Briefs

By | 2015-06-15T10:33:52+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DOL proposes critical updates to sex discrimination guidelines for federal contractors and subcontractors

Federal job-protected family and medical leave rights extended to eligible workers in same-sex marriages

Workers in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where they live, will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for a spouse with a serious health condition. The U.S. Labor Department announced a rule change to the FMLA today in [...]

By | 2015-06-15T03:30:09+00:00 June 15th, 2015|EEOC News|Comments Off on Federal job-protected family and medical leave rights extended to eligible workers in same-sex marriages

More than 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants receive $5.5 million in back wages and damages in DOL enforcement initiative

In the past five years, more than 1,100 attendants at Shell, Exxon, BP and other leading brand gas stations in New Jersey have been denied the minimum wage and, in some cases, overtime pay. These workers have received $ 5.5 million in back wages and damages recovered thanks to a multiyear enforcement initiative conducted by [...]

By | 2015-06-14T18:44:09+00:00 June 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on More than 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants receive $5.5 million in back wages and damages in DOL enforcement initiative

‘My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am’

2015 Theme Announced for October’s National Disability Employment Awareness MonthWASHINGTON — Planning for National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2015 is underway, and the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the official theme for the October observance: "My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am.""This year's theme encapsulates the important [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:27:00+00:00 June 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on ‘My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am’

DOL and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Propose Guidance, Rule to Implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

WASHINGTON — While the vast majority of federal contractors play by the rules, every year tens of thousands of American workers are denied overtime wages, are unlawfully discriminated against in hiring or pay, have their health and safety put at risk by those contractors that cut corners or are otherwise unlawfully denied basic workplace protections.To [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:27:00+00:00 June 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on DOL and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Propose Guidance, Rule to Implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

TalentRISE Aligns with ConnectVETS

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2015Talent acquisition consulting and recruitment services firm TalentRISE today announced that it is partnering with ConnectVETS to help U.S. military veterans more effectively transition to the civilian workforce, enable employers to better connect with this experienced talent pool and, if applicable, meet the new regulations for veteran hiring.In September of [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:27:00+00:00 June 12th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on TalentRISE Aligns with ConnectVETS