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On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed new legislation revoking Executive Order 13673 – Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces. As a result, federal contractors will not be required to report alleged labor violations to federal agencies as part of the bid

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President Trump recently released two items of interest to this industry: 1) an Executive Order on March 13th directing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to propose a plan with the assistance of each agency to reorganize the

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The case is Karlo v. Pittsburgh Glass Works, a class action ADEA ruling handed down on 1/10/17 [849 F.3d 61]. Pittsburgh Glass Works (the Company) terminated 100 employees across 40 locations in a RIF.  There was no layoff plan.  In the words of

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DCI has just learned that OFCCP began to send out audit scheduling letters on March 17th.  At this time we are not certain how many were sent out, but we do know that 800 CSALs (Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters) were sent to contractor

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With the recent news on diversity and inclusion challenges surfacing at Uber, CEO Travis Kalanick shared workforce diversity data related to technology teams. It was reported that Uber had 15.1% women in technical staff positions. Although other

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As noted in a recent blog, 800 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL or courtesy letter) were sent to contractor establishments on February 17, 2017. CSALs serve to give contractors advanced notice that one (or more) of their

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As outlined in the Pay Transparency rule, federal contractors who enter into a new or modified contract of $10,000 or more on or after January 11, 2016 must not discharge or otherwise discriminate against employees or job applicants for discussing,

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On February 16, Alexander Acosta, Dean of Florida International University (FIU), was nominated for Secretary of Labor, after the first nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination a day before his confirmation hearing. Mr. Acosta has a vast amount

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DCI has confirmed with OFCCP that a new round of CSAL letters were officially mailed as of February 17th. The letters were sent directly to establishments and “Frequently Asked Questions” resources have been updated on the Department of

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Last week, a Bush administration attorney, Nicholas Geale, was quietly named the Acting Solicitor of Labor.  His name and contact information has been updated on the DOL key personnel website as both the Acting and Deputy Solicitor.

Geale

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