New OFCCP regulations to Improve Job Opportunities for Protected Veterans and Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities were published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013, setting the effective date for March 24, 2014.CONTINUE READING
The new rules become effective 180 days from today (i.e., regulatory effective date); however, the date of compliance will differ for contractors depending on the subsection and the contractor’s affirmative action plan date. Contractors areCONTINUE READING
On August 27, 2013 Vice President Biden and The U.S. Department of Labor announced two final rules which aim to improve hiring and employment of individuals with disabilities and veterans. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, prohibitsCONTINUE READING
(And explain it to me, like I’m a 6th grader…in my best Denzel Washington voice, which is not very good)
The final VEVRAA rule will require federal contractors to establish a “hiring benchmark,” which OFCCP repeatedly and clearly states isCONTINUE READING
Recent DCI blogs have summarized high-level themes from the new 503 and VEVRAA regulations. One theme relates to the new analytics that may be required by the final regulations. The new regulations provide for a (1) protected veteran benchmarkCONTINUE READING
Within the last two weeks, the EEOC filed four lawsuits and announced one settlement all related to the same issue — reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
On 8/29/13, the EEOC announced a lawsuit against House of Raeford Farms, a poultryCONTINUE READING
This case started in 1996 when Black and Hispanic teachers brought action in 1996 against both the State Education Department (SED) and the New York City Board of Education (the Board) claiming adverse impact based on two licensing tests, theCONTINUE READING
The case is Dinkens v. Creative Business Solutions (CBS) decided on 9/4/13 by Judge Richard D. Rogers of the District Court of Kansas [2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125898].
The facts in this case are interesting. Dinkens was offered a job by the United WayCONTINUE READING