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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.

Recent Blog Posts

6th CIRCUIT’S RULING IN JOHNSON V. CITY OF MEMPHIS: END OF THE LINE FOR ALTERNATIVES WITH LESS (OR NO) ADVERSE IMPACT

Recently, I wrote two Alerts related to Lopez v. City of Lawrence [2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124139]. One of the Alerts related to the implications of District Court Judge D.J. O’Toole’s ruling against aggregation of data for purposes of proving adverse impact.  Eric Dunleavy and Rachel Gabbard wrote a subsequent Alert on the implications of the aggregation ruling for federal contractors.  The other Alert I wrote related to Judge O’Toole’s rejection of the plaintiff’s argument that the defendant had alternatives with less adverse impact, an argument he also rejected.  Although O’Toole’s ruling was certainly a bad sign for the alternatives argument, I didn’t see it as a “death blow”, but rather, as just another instance in which a district court

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