The DE 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:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019: VEVRAA & USERRA Town Hall
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Veteran’s Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced that they are joining forces to jointly sponsor a Town Hall meeting to expand outreach to the veteran community. The OFCCP seeks to understand better the needs Federal Contractors face in recruiting, promoting, and retaining veterans.
The Town Hall is open to the public. As the conversation will focus on veteran employment, it will be of particular interest to individuals involved in compliance with the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) requirements. Human resource managers, equal employment opportunity specialists, and chief compliance officers should attend and provide feedback to support OFCCP’s efforts to enhance compliance assistance materials.
Town Hall Details
- Location: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
- Date: August 7, 2019
- Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 Pm EST
- Registration: Free via tickets through Eventbrite
Thursday, July 18, 2019: Trump to Nominate Scalia for Labor Secretary
President Trump, via a tweet, announced his intent to nominate Eugene (Gene) Scalia (son of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia) for the Secretary of Labor position vacated by Alexander Acosta on July 19, 2019.
Mr. Scalia is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group and a member of its Labor and Employment Practice Group, which he co-chaired for twelve years. He is also a member of the Firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group and has served on its Executive Committee and its Partnership Evaluation Committee. Mr. Scalia was also one of six Gibson Dunn partners recognized in the 2019 Guide to World-Class Employment Lawyers by Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine and Lawdragon.
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John C. Fox, Esq. is President and Partner at Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C. where he represents companies and tries cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Fox has extensive trial experience, having spent more than 300 days in trial. Mr. Fox was also lead trial counsel in the first of the six wage-hour class actions known to have been tried in California and was lead trial counsel in what are believed to have been the two largest disability law suits in the United States. He is an across-the-board employment lawyer representing management nationwide. Full Bio »