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The Department of Labor’s (DOL) semiannual regulatory agenda was released on November 26, 2013. With the year 2013 coming to an end, let’s take a look at what the OFCCP has accomplished from this agenda and what we should look forward to in the

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Earlier this year, OFCCP informed the contractor community that the 2006-2010 American Community Survey (ACS) EEO Tabulation must be used in affirmative action plans commencing on or after January 1, 2014. The EEO Tabulation was released by the

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The year 2013 has been anything but quiet on the OFCCP enforcement front for the federal contracting community. Contractors have certainly been kept on high alert over the past 12 months with the release of the final regulations for protected

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 With the new 503 and VEVRAA regulations looming around the corner, we have recently experienced audits with an increased interest in the ‘raw’ data behind federal contractor’s outreach efforts. In fact, data requests are going beyond the
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In light of the recent settlement with G&K, DCI is noting trends in current OFCCP audits related to personnel steering issues. G&K Services Co. settled claims of hiring discrimination with the OFCCP earlier this month, including $265,983 in back pay
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The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing on December 4, 2013 entitled “Examining Recent Actions by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.” The hearing was organized by the Subcommittee

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OFCCP recently posted (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/faqs/503_faq.htm and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/faqs/VEVRAA_faq.htm) additional guidance for contractors regarding the implementation of new final rules describing

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The case is Debord v. Mercy Health Systems of Kansas decided by the 10th Circuit on 11/26/13 [2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 23733]. For those who do not have access to Lexis/Nexis, the case may be viewed here.

The plaintiff (Sara Debord) claimed she was

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As the effective date of the OFCCP Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations grows closer, federal contractors should begin preparing their personnel processes and data tracking systems to accommodate the new requirements for the solicitation of disability

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The case is Ogle v. Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD), decided on 11/20/13 by district court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt [2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165325]. For those who do not have access to Lexis/Nexis, the case may be viewed  CONTINUE READING

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