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The OFCCP Institute

The OFCCP Institute provides training and education to assist federal contractors in understanding and complying with their OFCCP-enforced non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations, as well as developing and maintaining compliant and effective workplace policies and practices.

For a schedule of upcoming conferences and webinars, please refer to The OFCCP Institute website:

www.theofccpinstitute.org

News

U.S. Dept of Labor Releases Final Rules Updating VEVRAA and Section 503

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced two final rules to improve hiring and employment of veterans and people with disabilities.

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NO HARM, NO FOUL DEFENSE REJECTED IN ADA CASE

The case is EEOC v. Grane Healthcare Company, which has three iterations, all at the district court level.  These include an initial ruling on March 15, 2013 [2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35869], and two rulings on July 7, 2014 [2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28477 & 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91544].  The case involves a bunch of technical motions and re-motions and motions for rehearing, etc., and is probably not over.  For those interested in all the details, I recommend reading the 3/15/13 ruling and either of the 7/7/14 rulings (one being basically a restatement of the other).   There’s no doubt that Grane violated the ADA by administering medical exams prior to any job offers.  The interesting thing is Grane’s argument

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