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  • Week In Review New

    OFCCP Week in Review: September 18, 2017

    The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they discuss:

    • Job sites launched to help those affected by recent hurricanes
    • House of Representatives approved amendment to USDOL budget prohibiting funds for OFCCP merger into EEOC
    • Grants set aside to help assess workforce needs in the wake of Hurricane Irma
    • Winners announced for 2017 Leading Disability Employer Seal
    • Deadline extended to November 15 for VETS-4212
    • Minimum wage increase for federal contractors

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  • Week In Review New

    OFCCP Week in Review: September 11, 2017

    The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they discuss:

    • Congress resumed work after its August Break
    • DHS announced rescission of DACA Program resulting in 720,000 “Dreamer” work authorizations to expire and not be renewed
    • Eric Dreiband’s nomination hearing went off without fireworks
    • Senate Appropriations Committee now weights in with USDOL and OFCCP budget, dividing Republicans on the “Administrative State”
    • OFCCP merger proposal rejected
    • Cornell survey for Section 503 study opened

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  • DACA Is About To Be Gone...

    DACA is About to Be Gone…

    What Employers, Compliance Managers and Recruiters Should Do/Not Do to Prepare: A Recruiter’s Worst Nightmare and Fondest Hope to Live on the Edge Background The federal courts (all the way up to the SCOTUS) had struck down and enjoined the “DAPA” program (“Deferred Action for …

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  • BabyDay

    The DirectEmployers Family Is Growing–Oh, Baby!

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  • Week In Review New

    OFCCP Week in Review: September 5, 2017

    The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they discuss:

    • Thomas Dowd responds to letter of opposition regarding the potential EEOC/OFCCP Merger
    • Pay component of EEO-1 Report suspended
    • Permanent injunction issued by Texas Federal court stopping Obama Overtime Rule
    • Hurricane Harvey Relief: OFCCP issued National Interest Exemption from AAP development for employers entering into supply and service contracts
    • Head of South Carolina Workforce Agency, Cheryl Stanton, to Lead DOL Wage and Hour Unit

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  • Week In Review New

    OFCCP Week in Review: August 28, 2017

    The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they discuss:

    • OFCCP may shrink another 50-75 employees through early retirement and buyouts
    • Republican General Counsel in the works for the NLRB
    • USDOL slowly continued to fill key positions
    • USBLN Conference hosts record-breaking attendance

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  • DE GIVES BACK

    DirectEmployers Gives Back | Julian Center Summer Donation Drive

    Just like our Members, philanthropy is a top priority at DirectEmployers. Each year, the DirectEmployers staff contributes to donation drives, volunteers at community events and participates in Habitat for Humanity projects to give back to the community we live in and beyond. While charitable giving …

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  • Week In Review New

    OFCCP Week in Review: August 21, 2017

    The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they discuss:

    • Class waiver upheld without an arbitration agreement
    • DOL shut down OSHA’s injury reporting system amid possible security breach
    • EEOC permitted a subpoena after Right to Sue issued
    • “I was arrested under the ugly law…” and more from the 2017 NASWA Veterans Conference
    • OFCCP announced compliance assistance Town Halls
    • NPRM: HIRE Vets Medallion Award
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  • DirectEmployers OFCCP Compliance Alert

    OFCCP to Host Compliance Assistance Town Halls

    As with any job, feedback is crucial to providing better tools and resources. To ensure that federal contractors have the resources they need to voluntarily comply with the equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination obligations required by Executive Order 11246, Section 503, and VEVRAA, the Office …

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  • 17ILG Featured

    Conference Recap: Industry Liaison Group (ILG) National Conference 2017

    Recently, we had the pleasure of attending the Industry Liaison Group (ILG) National Conference where we took time to network, learn from regulatory officials and have a little fun along the way. This year marked DirectEmployers 12th year participating in this conference and we have …

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