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OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

Oral Arts Laboratory, Inc., a dental manufacturing and lab company, has entered into a conciliation agreement with OFCCP wherein they will pay $115,000 to remedy a claim of systemic hiring discrimination. The corporate headquarters, located in Huntsville, Alabama, was the subject of an audit by the OFCCP that uncovered areas of systemic discrimination during the [...]

By | 2015-09-04T00:53:04+00:00 September 4th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

Conversations about disability rights seldom focus on the unique experiences of women with disabilities. Last week, however, the department’s Women’s Bureau held a “Women and the Americans with Disabilities Act” webinar highlighting issues women with disabilities face in the workplace. If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the webinar recording below. Some [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:26:59+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Misc News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in late September 2013 published a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741. Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities, [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:26:59+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

OFCCP’s New Compensation Tool

New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager InterviewsFriday, August 7, 2015As the Obama Administration continues to make headlines promoting “equal pay,” the directive from the White House to EEOC and OFCCP is, “we know pay discrimination exists – go find it.” OFCCP, which historically has not brought back a lot of compensation discrimination [...]

By | 2015-08-07T17:34:42+00:00 August 7th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP’s New Compensation Tool

New “outreach and education” poster announced by OFCCP

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced the release of a new outreach and education poster on August 3, 2015,  "Opening Doors of Opportunity for All Workers."  According to the OFCCP, the new poster is designed to increase public awareness of the OFCCP, and "highlights the obligation of employers to treat workers fairly and without [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:26:59+00:00 August 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on New “outreach and education” poster announced by OFCCP

The Importance of Section 508 Accessibility Compliance

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was amended by Congress in 1998 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. Although it's only required for Federal agencies, Section 508 accessibility should be crucial to all businesses because unavailable information hinders the ability to acquire and utilize technology quickly [...]

By | 2017-01-12T09:26:59+00:00 July 4th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on The Importance of Section 508 Accessibility Compliance

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

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

New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager

New Tool in OFCCP's Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager ...This makes the compensation manager interview critically important to the success of an OFCCP compensation investigation. The Agency will use the information learned during the interview to analyze your pay data. And yet, many employers are not ...Read more on The National Law Review

By | 2012-08-19T23:39:19+00:00 August 19th, 2012|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on New Tool in OFCCP’s Compensation Enforcement Toolbox: Compensation Manager

OFCCP Self-ID Assistance for Protected Veterans Published

OFCCP Publishes Self-ID Assistance for Protected VeteransAdding to its growing list of available educational tools, OFCCP has published a new “InfoGraphic” to help veterans determine whether they are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Developed in response to ...Read more on The National Law ReviewOFCCP Publishes New Outreach and Education PosterOn August [...]

By | 2012-08-19T00:53:36+00:00 August 19th, 2012|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Self-ID Assistance for Protected Veterans Published