OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

  • EEOC Seeks to Jump into Job Seeker’s AI Bias Lawsuit: New Technology Scares It
  • Congressional Resolution to Nullify NLRB’s Joint Employer Final Rule Headed for Certain Presidential Veto
  • U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Ruled Transportation Workers Not Required to Arbitrate Wage Claims Regardless of Industry
  • EEOC Announced Finalized Regulations to Implement Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders

OFCCP Week in Review Special Edition | DEAMcon24 Day One Recap

  • DEAMcon24 Attendees Welcomed to the Big Easy for Three Days of Practical Insights, Networking & Merriment
  • Member Spotlight: Aligning Compliance and Recruitment Efforts
  • Ellis & Lewis Discussed Continuing the Focus on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging While Facing Setbacks
  • French Shared How Recruit Rooster’s Talent Attract App Helps Employers Navigate Veteran Recruitment & Retention
  • Fox and Chambers Discussed OFCCP in Transition & What It Means for Federal Contractors
  • Lewis & O’Hara-Harvey Explored the Equity Essentials
  • Cappfinity Outlined Adoption and Conversion to a Skills-Based Employee Hiring and Development System
  • Campbell Discussed Going Beyond Race & Gender to Create a More Equitable, Inclusive Culture
  • The Walsh Group Explained the Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Veterans ERG Leveraged by DE’s Partner Relationship Tool
  • Full Circle Compliance: Using DE Partnerships to Supercharge Recruitment & DEI Efforts
  • Generational Expert Gwoke’s Keynote Focused on Recruiting & Retaining Millennial Employees
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: April 8, 2024

  • February JOLTS Report – Job Openings Continue to Stagnate Month Over Month, Rate Unchanged for the Third Month in a Row
  • EEOC Consent Decree Illustrated Enforcement Stance Regarding Natural Hair Texture & Race Discrimination
  • U.S. Economy Added 303k Jobs in March, Unemployment Rate Decreases Slightly to 3.8%
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: April 1, 2024

  • DE Talk Podcast Explored Camaraderie & Meaningful Impact of Veteran ERGs
  • EEOC Released Its FY 2023 Litigation Report & Updated 5-Year “Data Dashboard”
  • OMB Announced Finalized Overhaul to Federal Race & Ethnicity Data Collection Standards
  • VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Dropped Slightly to 5.2%
  • Construction Trade Association Sued to Stop FAR Council’s Rule Requiring Unionized Workforces on Large Federal Construction Projects
  • OSHA Announced Finalized, Union-Friendly Regulations to Allow Employee Representatives to Attend Safety Inspections
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: March 25, 2024

  • 2023 EEO-1 Component 1 Instruction Booklet Posted
  • DE Masterclass Highlighted Value of Military Spouses for Employers & Ways Employers Can Attract & Retain Them
  • US DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy Posted a New Resource Designed to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment
  • OFCCP’s FY 2025 Congressional Budget Justification Identifies a Shift Toward a Greater Focus on Systemic Discrimination Investigations
  • President Signed Budget Bill Funding US DOL/OFCCP, NLRB & Other Agencies Through End of FY 2024
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: March 18, 2024

  • Biden “Hits the Brakes” on Non-Defense Discretionary Budgets for Federal Agencies Joining Congress’ Historic Pivot Away from Both Bigger Federal Agencies and Bigger Social Programs
  • U.S. EEOC’s FY 2023 Annual Performance Report Touted 29.5% Increase in Monetary Remedies Over Previous Year
  • Biden Administration Marked Annual “Equal Pay Day”
  • U.S. EEOC’s Data Dashboard for Limited 2017 & 2018 EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Collection Shows Both Sex & Race Disparities
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: March 11, 2024

  • JOLTS Report – Job Openings Decreased by 26k in January, Rate Unchanged at 5.3%
  • U.S. Economy Added 275k Jobs in February, Unemployment Rate Rose to 3.9%
  • Recruiters Should Take Four Things Away from the Below “Year-over-Year” Comparison Charts We Have Compiled
  • U.S. Trial Court Judge Struck Down NLRB Joint Employer Rule
  • President Biden Signed Budget Bill to Partially Fund Government Through End of FY 2024
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
OFCCP Week in Review: April 15, 2024

OFCCP Week In Review: March 4, 2024

  • U.S. OPM & OMB Jointly Published First Ever Strategic Plan on Hiring Military Spouses
  • Senate HELP Committee Advanced Renomination of Julie Su To Be Next U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • DE Talk Podcast Discussed “Platinum Rule of DEI”
  • DirectEmployers Named #1 in Government Contracting in JD Supra 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards
  • Big Budget Opponents Again Stop a Final Federal FY 2024 Budget While Congress Keeps to Agreement to Limit Agency Spending to FY 2023 Levels
  • In Brief
  • New Publications
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
Big Budget Opponents Again Stop a Final Federal FY 2024 Budget While Congress Keeps to Agreement to Limit Agency Spending to FY 2023 Levels

OFCCP Has Formally Proposed to Resurrect Monthly CC-257 Employment Utilization Reports for Construction Contractors to Give OFCCP a New Way to Select Construction Contractors for Audit

Proposed Version of Reinstated Form Would Have Multiple Changes In a move perhaps akin to a vampire or zombie story, OFCCP is seeking public comments regarding its sudden proposal (not mentioned in its Semi-Annual Regulatory Reports) to obtain approval from the Office...