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      Conduent Inc. Enters into Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

      May 17, 2021 2:35:20 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Settlement resolves alleged systemic hiring discrimination against Black, Asian, Native Hawaiian and...


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      DOL Promotes Racial & Social Equity in Employment for People with Disabilities through National Online Dialogue

      Apr 12, 2021 2:08:52 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Dialogue will be open from April 12th through April 26th


      Conduent Inc. Enters into Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

      May 17, 2021 2:35:20 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Settlement resolves alleged systemic hiring discrimination against Black, Asian, Native Hawaiian and...

      Emotional Support Animals: Embracing the Bark, Meow, or Oink

      May 6, 2021 4:15:31 PM - READ TIME 4 MINS

      Should you embrace the bark, meow or oink?

      OFCCP Releases a New Course in the Contractor Compliance Institute Titled Compliance Evaluations

      May 5, 2021 2:49:50 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Course will cover the compliance evaluation processes and procedures

      President Biden issues Executive Order to Increase Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

      May 3, 2021 4:58:00 PM - READ TIME 5 MINS

      Minimum wage for employees of federal contractors increases to $15 per hour beginning January 30, 20...

      OFCCP Announces Annual VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark

      Mar 31, 2021 11:35:29 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      2021 Veterans hiring benchmark set at 5.6 percent Effective March 31, 2021, the new Vietnam Era Vete...

      PODCAST: Credit Unions & Affirmative Action Compliance

      Mar 28, 2021 2:04:24 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Listen to the latest episode of the CUNA News Podcast featuring Chris Lindholm, Vice President of Co...


      Mar 11, 2021 10:16:35 AM - READ TIME 3 MINS

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2021

      House Passes Equality Act to Protect LGBTQ Americans Against Discrimination

      Mar 10, 2021 1:36:53 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      The Bill bans discrimination in employment, housing, education, and in federally funded programs

      OFCCP Updates 2020 Supply & Service Scheduling List Part 2

      Mar 5, 2021 4:04:39 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Scheduling list adds new criteria for review selection

      OFCCP Updates Supply & Service Scheduling List by Removing Focused Reviews and Compliance Checks

      Mar 3, 2021 9:31:10 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Scheduling list identifies 500 contractors for establishment, CMCE and FAAP reviews

      OFCCP Surprises Contractors by Closing the Contractor Assistance Portal

      Mar 1, 2021 3:55:16 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Contractors may still call OFCCP’s toll-free help line or ask a question through the help desk onlin...

      OFCCP Appoints a New Chief of Staff

      Feb 24, 2021 1:54:21 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Dariely Rodriquez comes to OFCCP with 14 years of experience in the civil rights arena

      Google Enters into Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP to Resolve Alleged Pay and Hiring Discrimination Claims

      Feb 3, 2021 9:51:50 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Google will pay more than $3.8 million in back pay and interest to more than 5,500 current employees...

      Lockheed Martin Signs Early Resolution Agreement with OFCCP to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

      Feb 1, 2021 9:47:29 AM -

      Lockheed Martin will pay $700,000 to 616 Asian, African American and Hispanic applicants

      OFCCP Actions Associated with the Rescinding of E.O. 13950

      Jan 27, 2021 1:38:39 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Complaints will no longer be taken by OFCCP and all open complaints will be administratively closed

      Jenny Yang to Head OFCCP - Why Contractors Need to Shift Gears Immediately

      Jan 25, 2021 3:18:18 PM - READ TIME 6 MINS

      By Jeremy Mancheski, President of OutSolve 

      AT&T and OFCCP Reach Agreement to Resolve Gender Based Compensation Disparities

      Jan 25, 2021 9:29:26 AM -

      Early resolution conciliation agreement includes $173,000 to address pay disparities between male an...

      Key Appointments at EEOC under the Biden Administration

      Jan 22, 2021 9:56:16 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Commissioner Charlotte Burrows is the new Chair of EEOC and Commissioner Jocelyn Samuels is the Vice...

      President Biden Rescinds Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

      Jan 22, 2021 9:43:03 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      New Executive Order directs the OMB to work with agency heads to evaluate programs and policies that...

      OFCCP Recognizes 10 Federal Contractors with Certificates of Merit for FY 2020

      Jan 21, 2021 9:38:01 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      OFCCP expanded its contractor recognition program by granting Certificates of Merit to establishment...

      OFCCP Issues First Section 503 Focused Reviews Annual Report

      Jan 21, 2021 9:29:56 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      OFCCP will continue to schedule focused reviews from the FY 2019 list before moving to the FY 2020 l...

      BSN Sports LLC Resolves Hiring Discrimination Allegations with OFCCP

      Jan 20, 2021 10:14:02 AM -

      Indianapolis sportswear and equipment providers agrees to pay $600,000

      OFCCP Releases Focused Review Landing Page

      Jan 19, 2021 10:19:03 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Webpage to help contractors understand how focused review will be conducted

      Pinterest’s Woes Continue Surrounding Allegations of Race and Gender Discrimination

      Jan 19, 2021 9:49:14 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Pinterest to pay $22.5 million to settle one gender discrimination lawsuit but new lawsuit filed by ...

      OFCCP Issues Opinion Letter on Religious Exemptions under E.O. 11246

      Jan 13, 2021 11:09:03 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Six scenarios are presented that help illustrate potential religious discrimination

      2020 Ombuds Service Annual Report Published by OFCCP

      Jan 12, 2021 9:50:39 AM - READ TIME 8 MINS

      Of the 223 total issues identified to the Ombuds Service, communication and transparency account for...

      Federal Court Puts On Hold Enforcement of Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping Executive Order

      Jan 11, 2021 10:07:14 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Court responds to legal challenges filed by various civil rights and LGBTQ groups

      OFCCP Publishes a Review of FY 2020

      Jan 7, 2021 10:33:43 AM - READ TIME 9 MINS

      Even during the pandemic, OFCCP finalized three rulemakings, boosted the second best year for moneta...

      Annual AAP Certification Proposal Comment Deadline Extended

      Jan 6, 2021 10:22:23 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Comment deadline extended to January 28, 2021

      OFCCP Hosts Webinar on Religious Exemption Final Rule

      Jan 5, 2021 12:39:04 PM -

      Webinar scheduled for January 8, 2021

      OFCCP Seeks OMB Approval of Two New Scheduling Letters

      Jan 5, 2021 10:27:16 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Approval sought for Promotion Focus Review and Accommodation Focus Review scheduling letters

      OFCCP Issues a New Certainty Directive

      Dec 15, 2020 9:57:05 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Certainty Directive helps contractors understand what OFCCP expects of them

      DXC Technology (formerly known as Hewlett-Packard) Enters into a Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP

      Dec 15, 2020 9:41:22 AM -

      Settlement to pay females $650,000 to remedy alleged compensation discrimination

      OFCCP Concedes to Oracle and Will Not Appeal its Loss in the Compensation Case

      Dec 14, 2020 12:46:23 PM -

      Agency to change its compensation investigation practices to conform to Title VII legal principles

      OFCCP Issues Religious Exemption Final Rule

      Dec 9, 2020 12:47:57 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      This rule provides clarity on the religious exemption in E.O. 11246

      New Technical Assistance Guide for Small Contractors Released by OFCCP

      Dec 7, 2020 9:58:43 AM -

      Designed as a self-assessment tool for supply and service and construction contractors and subcontra...

      OFCCP is Hosting a Webinar on the Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

      Dec 2, 2020 10:27:30 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Final Rule establishes parameters for OFCCP resolution procedures

      Rolls-Royce North American Enters into Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP

      Nov 30, 2020 11:19:58 AM -

      Settlement to resolve alleged hiring discrimination

      U.S. House Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

      Nov 23, 2020 8:59:16 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Bill requires private employers with 15 or more employees to provide a reasonable accommodation to p...

      Two Separate Lawsuits Challenge Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping

      Nov 18, 2020 9:34:22 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      First lawsuit filed by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the second by Lambda Legal

      JPMorgan Enters into Conciliation Agreement to Resolve OFCCP Claims of Wage Discrimination

      Nov 16, 2020 10:03:01 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      JPMorgan to pay nearly $800,000 in back wages to affected women

      OFCCP Issues Final Rule for Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

      Nov 11, 2020 12:58:34 PM - READ TIME 4 MINS

      Final rule specifies the types of evidence OFCCP uses to support its findings of discrimination

      Targeted Recruitment Ideas: Don’t Miss Out on 200,000 Transitioning Veterans

      Nov 11, 2020 11:28:09 AM - READ TIME 12 MINS

      Warning -- if you don't have a veterans recruiting strategy, you may experience FOMO (Fear of Missin...

      Deloitte to Pay $275k to Settle Wage Discrimination Allegations Made During OFCCP Audit

      Nov 11, 2020 9:52:19 AM -

      Deloitte Services LP will pay back pay and interest to 34 female employees

      OutSolve Partners with Diversity Outreach Partners to Help Companies Build a More Diverse Workforce

      Nov 6, 2020 12:24:12 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      OutSolve partners with DOP to strengthen its Diversity MIRROR Action Plans services

      OFCCP Hosts Webinar on VEVRAA Focused Reviews

      Nov 6, 2020 10:04:54 AM -

      Webinar to help prepare contractors for upcoming VEVRAA focused reviews

      DOL Invites the Public to Join in HIRE Vets Medallion Award Ceremony

      Nov 5, 2020 10:51:25 AM -

      OFCCP recognizes job creators who demonstrate a commitment to hiring and retaining veterans

      OFCCP Updates Supply and Service Technical Assistance Guide (TAG)

      Nov 5, 2020 10:31:30 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      TAG assists contractors with self-assessment tools to assist in meeting their compliance obligations

      Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between EEOC, OFCCP and DOJ Approved

      Nov 3, 2020 4:08:51 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      MOU promotes interagency coordination

      EEOC to Hold Remote Public Meeting on November 9, 2020

      Nov 3, 2020 10:19:10 AM -

      Agenda Item is the update to the Compliance Manual section on religious discrimination

      OFCCP Issues Hurricane Zeta National Interest Exemption

      Nov 2, 2020 11:07:53 AM -

      OFCCP added Hurricane Zeta to the list of National Interest Exemptions. New federal contractors who ...

      EEOC Swears in Andrea Lucas as EEOC Commissioner & Announces Two Staff Appointments

      Nov 2, 2020 10:43:48 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Lucas previously worked at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in the firm’s labor and employment practice g...

      OFCCP Revamps the Employment Referral Resource Directory (ERRD)

      Oct 27, 2020 9:37:25 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      ERRD can be searched for individual entries for a region or state or entire directory can be downloa...

      OFCCP Announces Accomplishments for FY 2020

      Oct 26, 2020 12:09:23 PM -

      $35.6 million recovered for victims of discrimination

      New Guidance for Classifying Independent Contractors Published by the DOL

      Oct 23, 2020 2:26:04 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Five factors identified to guide the economic dependence analysis

      OFCCP Publishes Request for Information Relating to E.O. on Combating Race and Gender Stereotyping

      Oct 21, 2020 3:28:18 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Voluntary request seeks copies of training materials to aide OFCCP in providing compliance assistanc...

      OFCCP Reminds Contractors of Accommodation Responsibilities for Religious Observances

      Oct 20, 2020 11:07:08 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Contractors should assume that an employee’s request for a religious accommodation is based on a sin...

      OFCCP Enters into MOU with the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation

      Oct 19, 2020 12:10:04 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Collaboration to improve enforcement and compliance assistance for Section 503

      EEOC Proposes Changes to Enhance the Effectiveness of the Conciliation Process

      Oct 15, 2020 10:52:18 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Public comments are request on proposed changes

      National Disability Employment Awareness Month

      Oct 15, 2020 10:19:24 AM - READ TIME 3 MINS

      Last week, Janet Dhillon, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), issued a mess...

      OFCCP Releases FAQs for E.O. 13950 Combating Race and Gender Stereotyping

      Oct 8, 2020 9:31:39 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      FAQ clarifies that unconscious bias training is not prohibited

      Oracle Victorious in OFCCP’s Compensation Discrimination Lawsuit

      Oct 6, 2020 9:42:55 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      ALJ finds that Oracle didn’t systemically discriminate against women or minorities in pay

      California Senate Bill 973

      Oct 2, 2020 11:07:44 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      California Law Requires Employers to File an Equal Pay Report

      OFCCP Launches Hotline for Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

      Oct 1, 2020 10:20:11 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Access to the hotline can be made by phone, email or via a complaint filed on the OFCCP’s website

      President Trump Signs E.O. on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping and Scapegoating

      Sep 25, 2020 11:48:36 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      E.O. impacts government contractors, subcontractors and certain grant recipients and is to “combat o...

      EEOC Updates COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication to Assist Employers with COVID-19 and EEO Laws

      Sep 22, 2020 9:49:44 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Guidance adds 18 new questions and answers and provides links to two new agency resources

      OFCCP Proposes Annual Online Certification and Portal

      Sep 21, 2020 10:21:44 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Certification will inform OFCCP if a sub/contractor has the required affirmative action programs and...

      Credit Unions Covered by the NCUA Required to Comply with Affirmative Action Obligations

      Sep 17, 2020 11:42:28 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Financial Institutions covered by the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) with deposit insuranc...

      OFCCP's New Frequently Asked Questions on Non-Binary and Gender Status

      Sep 16, 2020 11:28:28 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      If an employee or applicant identifies as non-binary or a gender other than male or female, they mus...

      OFCCP Releases 2020 CSAL Audit Scheduling Lists

      Sep 14, 2020 12:18:33 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Construction and Supply and Service lists include all types of reviews, including the new accommodat...

      OFCCP Shares Accommodation Strategies from JAN and EARN to Assist During COVID-19

      Sep 10, 2020 12:03:37 PM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Resources address limiting exposure to the coronavirus, physical distancing and communication needs

      DOL is Hosting a Summit “Advancing Compliance Solutions for Today’s Workplace, Two Years and Counting”

      Sep 4, 2020 9:05:31 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Summit will take place on Monday, September 14, 2020 and include breakout sessions with WHD, VETS, a...

      Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Settles OFCCP Hiring Discrimination Claims

      Sep 3, 2020 9:05:11 AM -

      Wells Fargo will pay $7.8 million to African American and female applicants

      OFCCP’s New FAQ Advises How to Handle Individuals Who Identify as a Gender Other than Male or Female

      Sep 1, 2020 9:07:41 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      If an employee or applicant identifies as non-binary or a gender other than male or female, they mus...

      OFCCP Gives National Interest Exemption for “Contracts Entered Into Specifically to Provide Hurricane Laura Relief”

      Aug 28, 2020 3:53:45 PM -

      Exemption allows contractors to participate in emergency recovery efforts on an expedited basis

      Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Settles OFCCP Wage Discrimination Allegations

      Aug 27, 2020 10:08:06 AM -

      Boehringer Ingelheim will pay $379,089 to female scientists, technicians and technical administrator...

      EEOC Names Martin Ebel Director of Field Programs

      Aug 25, 2020 10:48:14 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Ebel replaces Nicholas Inzeo who is retiring after being in the position for 17 years

      OFCCP Updates Website with Modernized Tools

      Aug 19, 2020 1:01:02 PM -

      The National Pre-Award Registry and VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Database have been updated

      EEOC Releases Opioid Addiction and Employment Technical Assistance Documents

      Aug 17, 2020 10:22:42 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Documents provide useful FAQs for employees and health care providers

      EEOC is back in the Business of Issuing Charge Closure Documents

      Aug 14, 2020 9:34:42 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      EEOC is resuming the issuance of the Right to Sue Notices so that it does not jeopardize the chargin...

      The 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

      Aug 12, 2020 11:34:23 AM - READ TIME 3 MINS

      The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed on July 26, 1990. It was years in the making. T...

      OFCCP to Host Public Webinar on TRICARE Final Rule

      Aug 11, 2020 1:00:45 PM -

      Webinar scheduled for August 31st from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

      VETS-4212 Filing Now Open

      Aug 11, 2020 9:29:07 AM -

      Veterans’ Employment and Training Services recommends electronic filing of VETS-4212 reports to avoi...

      President Trump Signs Executive Order on Government Contractors Use of Foreign Workers

      Aug 6, 2020 11:21:19 AM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      Trump remarks “we’re finalizing H-1B regulations so that no American worker is replaced ever again.”

      OFCCP Has Begun VEVRAA Focused Reviews

      Aug 5, 2020 9:21:46 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      To assist contractors prepare for VEVRAA focused reviews, the agency has provided a list of resource...

      Veteran Affairs MISSION Act Veterans Care Agreements Not Exempt from OFCCP's Jurisdiction

      Aug 3, 2020 11:01:15 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      VA Community Care Networks also within the agency’s jurisdiction

      Maryland Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements Take Effect Soon

      Jul 30, 2020 9:18:47 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Employers with at least 50 employees must complete a survey on or before July 1, 2020 identifying nu...

      Craig Leen, Director of OFCCP, Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Affirmative Action Programs

      Jul 29, 2020 9:32:44 AM -

      Leen encourages all contractors to consider FAAPs as a way of addressing systemic discrimination

      OFCCP Addresses Outreach at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic American Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities

      Jul 29, 2020 9:27:24 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      All federal contractors should be conducting outreach, job fairs and recruiting at these colleges

      OFCCP Director Craig Leen Discusses an Increase in the Amount of Audits Open

      Jul 29, 2020 9:10:14 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      An alternative dispute resolution will be prioritized where possible to increase the amount of open ...

      Director of OFCCP, Craig Leen, Addresses Accommodation Focused Reviews

      Jul 29, 2020 9:05:54 AM -

      Accommodation focused review letters will be sent out with the promotions focused review notices

      Reminder: Update Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form by August 4, 2020

      Jul 28, 2020 2:57:47 PM -

      The deadline approaches for contractors and subcontractors to incorporate the voluntary self-identif...

      OFCCP Director Craig Leen Discusses Timeline for Promotion Focused Reviews

      Jul 28, 2020 8:49:50 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Promotions focused reviews will be coming later in the year

      OFCCP to Hold Webinar: Updates on Conciliation, Mediation, and the Ombuds Service

      Jul 27, 2020 9:52:54 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Tentative webinar presenters include senior OFCCP officials

      EEOC Creates Mediation and Conciliation Pilot Programs

      Jul 24, 2020 9:48:44 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Six-month pilots to expand opportunities to parties to voluntarily resolve charges through mediation...

      Supreme Court Decisions Clarifies the Ministerial Exemption

      Jul 22, 2020 9:24:33 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Elementary school teachers without minister title and significant experience qualify under the “mini...

      Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda Indicates Significant Labor and Employment RULE-MAKING

      Jul 15, 2020 12:27:42 PM - READ TIME 4 MINS

      OFCCP has four rules on the docket and EEOC has 13 rules; over 60 rules have been identified by the ...

      States Offer Protection from COVID-Related Lawsuits

      Jul 13, 2020 3:46:26 PM - READ TIME 5 MINS

      California, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming have implemented va...

      TRICARE Providers Removed from OFCCP's Authority

      Jul 13, 2020 1:34:43 PM -

      Agency determined that it lacked authority to regulate healthcare providers because they participate...

      OFCCP Adds FAQ on Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing

      Jul 6, 2020 12:28:57 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      FAQs clarifies the handling of partial year totals in response to items 9 and 13


      EEOC to Host Annual Examining Conflicts in Employm...

      May 12, 2021 10:54:39 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Virtual training is open to public and private sector employers

      President Biden issues Executive Order to Increase...

      May 3, 2021 4:58:00 PM - READ TIME 5 MINS

      Minimum wage for employees of federal contractors increases to $15 per hour beginning January 30, 2022 and for tipped workers by January 1, 2024

      Employers Started Receiving EEO-1 Component 1 Lett...

      Apr 23, 2021 3:43:04 PM - READ TIME 2 MINS

      The 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will open April 26, 2021

      Public Hearing to Examine Civil Rights Implication...

      Apr 22, 2021 9:23:38 AM - READ TIME 4 MINS

      Virtual hearing scheduled for April 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. eastern time via Zoom

      EEOC Appoints Jacinta S. Ma as Director of Office ...

      Apr 20, 2021 9:59:14 AM - READ TIME 1 MINS

      Ma previously worked for EEOC as senior advisor to Commissioner and Acting Chair Stuart Ishimaru

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