Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Update to Workplace Notice
The Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards updated the required workplace notice for Executive Order 13496: Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws (“NLRA”). The notice informs employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors of their rights under the NLRA to organize and bargain collectively with their employers and to engage in other protected concerted activity.
A new telephone number for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the agency responsible for enforcing the NLRA, as well as contact information for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. No other changes or updates were made at this time.
See §471.4 What employers are not covered under this part? of the Regulations – Title 29, Part 471: Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors; Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws
- Fact Sheet HTML | PDF
- Executive Order 13496 HTML | PDF
- Final Rule Implementing Executive Order 13496 HTML | PDF
- Required Notice (available in various languages)
Monday, June 3, 2019: Last Chance to Comment on FAAP
As originally reported in detail in September 2018, and spotlighted again in April 2019, the OFCCP proposed changes that might entice the adoption of Functional Affirmative Action Programs (FAAPs) by some contractors.
Get your comments in by 11:59pm EST today!
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