OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: November 22, 2021

  • USDOL Seeks Apprenticeship Ambassadors & Public Discussion on Diversity
  • Renewed Call for Transgender Rights and Dignity as Deaths Due to Protected Status Rise to Deadliest Year on Record
  • Private Employers Forced to Remain on Their Toes as Changes to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates are Occurring Daily/OSHA Suspended Its Own Emergency Temporary Standard
  • A White House in Disarray Realizes Its Error in Federal Contractor Vaccination and Mask Mandate: Now Attempts “Hail Mary Pass” to OMB to Save It
  • National Labor Exchange Hits 4 Million Daily Job Postings While NASWA Secures Funds to Mine the Data
  • The “She-cession” – What Is It and How Do We Combat It?
  • EEOC’s Annual Financial Report Shows Year-Over-Year Consistency
  • USDOL, NLRB, and EEOC Discuss Ending Retaliation in The Workplace
  • EEOC’s COVID-19 Technical Assistance Guide Updated to Include Retaliation Information
  • New Executive Order Looks to Keep Employees Working When Federal Contracts Change Hands
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: November 15, 2021

  • NLRB Counsel Seeks To Protect Immigrant Workers Rights
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Blasted and Enjoined the OSHA ETS in a Harsh Order; The List of Lawsuits Challenging Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates Continues to Grow
  • EARN Website Gets A Redesign
  • OFCCP Published Its NPRM to Rescind the Trump Religious Discrimination Exemption Rule, As Predicted Last Week
  • Six New Countries Eligible For H-2 Visa Programs
  • Federal Contractor Guidance Updated to Include New Fully Vaccinated Deadline
  • NILG Comments On The Collection Of Pay Data
  • Comment Now On The Issuance of “Consequential Damages” To Employees Per The NLRB
  • NLRB, EEOC, and USDOL Join Forces To Use Their “Bully Pulpits” to Combat Workplace Retaliation: No Substantive Requirements Planned
  • USVETS Honors 849 Companies With 2021 Hire Vets Medallion Awards!
  • Honoring Our Military Veterans
  • USDOL Seeks to Reverse Yet Another Trump Rule: Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Now on the Chopping Block: Ping-Pong
OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing/Masks Catches Federal Contractors in a Bind by Exempting Them from the More Generous Exceptions to the OSHA ETS

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing/Masks Catches Federal Contractors in a Bind by Exempting Them from the More Generous Exceptions to the OSHA ETS

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published both its highly anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”: 86 FR 61402) as an “Interim Final Rule” implementing its authority pursuant to the Occupational...
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: November 8, 2021

  • The Final, Final, This Time We Mean It Deadline For EEO-1 Survey is November 15th
  • New Guidance for Federal Government Contractors on Vaccine Mandate Continues to Stretch Its Reach
  • NLRB Back On Average With $56 Million Collected in Fiscal Year 2021
  • Watch The 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Ceremony!
  • It’s National Native American Heritage Month!
  • The White House Issued a Press Release Relaxing the December 8, 2021 Employee Vaccination or Termination “Requirement” Applicable to Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to January 4, 2022
  • OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing/Masks Catches Federal Contractors in a Bind by Exempting Them from the More Generous Exceptions to the OSHA ETS
  • DEAMcon22 Agenda is Here!! Pack Your Bags For Carlsbad, California
  • Comment Now on the Continuation of Videoconferencing In NLRB Hearings
  • Monthly Job Growth For October Currently Slightly Below Yearly Average
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Jumped into the Vaccine Mandate Action with its Own Interim Final Rule Covering 17 Million Medicare/Medicaid Provider Employees
  • It Took Less Than 24 Hours: U.S. Fifth Circuit Strikes Down OSHA ETS Citing “grve statutory and constitutional issues”
  • OFCCP Published its Draft Proposal to Rescind the Trump OFCCP Religious Exemption Rule, and Not Replace It
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: November 1, 2021

  • EEOC Tackles COVID Religious Accommodation FAQs
  • Comment Now on the Remote Document Examination Process for the I-9 Form
  • No Surprise: EEO-1 Survey Portal Still Open
  • Employers Must Close Cases To Complete the E-Verify Process
  • Listen In: The Role of Employers In Employee Mental Health
  • Another OFCCP Policy Reversal in The Making as Agency Nears Rescission of its Rule Outlining Executive Order 11246’s Religious Exemption for Federal Contractors
  • EEOC Launched Its Artificial Intelligence Initiative Commissioner Sonderling Has Long Championed And Forewarned
  • Back-to-the-Future! USDOL Published Final Rule Reinstating “80-20” Policy for Minimum Wages Owed Tipped Employees and Rescinding the Remainder of the Trump Final Rule
  • It Starts: Red State Lawsuits Busting Out Big to Stop Biden Vaccination Mandate Seeking to Require Federal Government Contractors/Subcontractors to Fire Unvaxxed Employees
  • Trump Administration’s Joint Employer Rule Officially Dead
  • Court Exalts SOME Rights of Private For-Profit Companies Over SOME LGBTQ+ Rights in Religious Freedom Treatise in Latest Collision of Rights Case Decision
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: October 25, 2021

  • Little Known Section 18(b) of OSHA Will Now Drive Many States to File Lawsuits to Stop the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate They Do Not Want
  • VETS Seeks Partners For Employment Navigator Pilot Program
  • New Vaccine FAQs For Federal Contractors
  • White House Issued National Strategy on Gender Equity & Equality, Includes Priority to Address Wage Gap
  • EEOC Spotlights Disability Discrimination Achievements
  • EEO-1 Report Filing Deadline – TODAY!
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: October 18, 2021

  • Vaccine Mandate Moves to White House for Review
  • Biden Clipped ICE’s Wings: Homeland Security Memo Redirected Enforcement Efforts Towards “Unscrupulous Employers” and Away From Illegal Aliens…and Ends Mass Raids of Employer Facilities
  • EEOC Commissioner Sonderling Hit a Home Run Discussing All Things EEOC With DirectEmployers’ Members
  • EEOC Updated Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations
  • NLRB Median Age of Pending Cases Continues Downward Trend
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: October 11, 2021

  • OFCCP Alleges Individuals Classified as “Two or More Races” are Protected From Discrimination as a New “Protected Class”
  • OFCCP Spotlights Its Disability Inclusion Resources
  • Construction Compliance Course Released in The Online OFCCP Contractor Compliance Institute
  • Moving Along – Pending Piece of Tip Rule Takes Its Last Dance
  • E-Verify Now Offering Webinars Eligible for Professional Development Credits!
  • September’s Employment Situation – Another Disappointing Jobs Creation Month and More Americans Dropping Out to Expand the Long-Term Unemployed List
  • Artificial Intelligence in The Workforce – Utopia or Legal Landmine?
  • Looking Ahead: Celebrate NDEAM 2021 And The 20th Anniversary Of the Office of Disability Employment Policy
OFCCP Week In Review: November 29, 2021

OFCCP Week In Review: October 4, 2021

  • Real-Time Labor Market Information Available Through National Labor Exchange (NLx)
  • Navigating COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Employer vs. Employee Rights
  • Open Virtual Meeting on Veteran Employment & Employer Outreach
  • NLRB Counsel Continues to Trailblaze – This Time for Student-Athletes
  • Another $68 Million Awarded for Job Seeker Assistance
  • NASWA Announced Its 2021-2022 Board of Directors
  • FAR Council Required Two Clauses to Be Embedded in Federal Contracts Seeking to “Require” Compliance with Any and All Task Force “Guidances” Re COVID-19 Vaccinations or Testing
  • Government Fiscal Year Kicks Off In Status Quo
  • It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month!