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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

  • Backing Off From Several Proposed Changes, OFCCP Published FAAP Directive Revision #3 Hoping to Spawn More FAAPs as Contractor Community Increasingly Shuns Them
  • Sparks Unexpectedly Fly at The Beginning of the Latest US EEOC Full Commission Hearing as Republican Commissioners Ambushed the Democrat Chair to Coax Agency Transparency
  • US DOL Published Final Rule to Rescind Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs and Direct DOL Resources to Union-Supported Registered Apprenticeship Programs
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: September 19, 2022

  • DoD Issued Temporary Deviation to FAR Allowing Some Federal Contractors Extra Time to Register with SAM.gov
  • Proposed USDOL Union “Persuader Reports” Revisions Would “Out” Federal Contractors
  • U.S. NLRB Ruled That Permanent Strike Replacement Workers Have Weingarten Rights, But Not While Strike Is in Progress
  • Heads Up for Recruiters and Outreach Compliance Managers! Number Of People Primarily Working from Home Tripled in Last Two Years
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: September 12, 2022

  • Carnegie-Mellon Researchers Published Report on Statistical Uncertainty in Census Bureau Data
  • Kotagal’s U.S. Senate Confirmation to EEOC In Trouble: Political Rugby Scrum in Progress
  • Everything Old is New Again: NLRB Proposes Familiar-Looking Rule to Determine Joint Employer Status
  • GAO Reported That the Office of the National Cyber Director’s Strategic Plan Is “Well Underway”
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: September 6, 2022

  • First Federal Appellate Court Rules That Gender Dysphoria May Qualify as a Disability Under The ADA
  • White House Announced Comment Opportunity on Federal LGBTQI+ Data Collections
  • Another Federal Court Enforced The Religious Freedom Restoration Act To Insulate Religious Employers From Transgender Claims
  • Healthcare Unions Fail To Convince The DC Circuit To Force OSHA To Adopt A Permanent Covid-19 Rule To Protect Healthcare Workers
  • Employer Bans on Union Apparel in The Workplace Unlawful, Absent Special Circumstances
  • OMB Will Begin Virtual Listening Sessions To Prepare To Overhaul Federal Data Collections of Race and Ethnicity Information
  • Tips & Tricks to Master “Deep Dredge” OFCCP Audits
  • Federal Contractors Still Need Not Require Their Employees to Vaccinate Says White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force
  • U.S. Workforce Slips Backwards: More Jobs Lost Than Gained in August
  • *New* BLS Now Publishing Monthly Data for Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders and People of Two or More Races
  • US GSA Published Final Rule Allowing Union Organizers To Solicit Federal Contractor Employees in GSA-Controlled Buildings
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: August 29, 2022

  • New Portal Gives Contractors Another Tool To Submit Objections To EEO-1 Component 1 Data FOIA Disclosure
  • GAO Report Concluded Programs for Workers Displaced by Automation Should Focus on Skills for In-Demand Jobs
  • VETS’ Employment Navigator Pilot Program Added Nine More Partners
  • No Love Lost at the EEOC: Two Republican Commissioners Write a WSJ Op-Ed: “An Administrative Power Grab at the EEOC” Detailing The Chair’s Behind-The-Scenes Political Shenanigans
  • OFCCP Announced Via E-Mail and FAQ that It Demands Colleges and Universities “Certify” their AAPs and to Register to Do So Through a New Portal for Institutions of Higher Learning
  • OFCCP Webinar Announced Yet Another Document Delivery Portal: This Time for Construction Contractors
  • Federal Appellate Court Narrowed An Injunction Freezing The Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate To Only States And Parties In The Litigation
  • EEO-1 Requester For Federal Contractor EEO-1 Consolidated Component 1 Data Is Not Sure What To Do With The Data Since He Does Not Have It Yet, But He Generally Wants To Report On Federal Contractor Diversity
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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Carnegie-Mellon Researchers Published Report on Statistical Uncertainty in Census Bureau Data

Title VII Will Stop OFCCP “Cold in Its Tracks” From Releasing EEO-1 Component 2 Pay and Hours Worked Data: The “Abandoned Baby on The Porch” Legal Problem

First, What Happened? OFCCP’s Thursday public e-mail “Notice providing contractors an opportunity to object to the release of EEO-1 reports requested under FOIA” set off a flurry of overnight “mirror report” Blogs reporting OFCCP’s broadly disseminated e-mail Notice....

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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: August 22, 2022

  • Citing an Anticipated Increase In IRS Jobs, Senator Rick Scott Wrote An Astonishing Open Letter Discouraging Job Seekers From Applying
  • FAR Council Proposed A Rule Mandating Unions (“PLAs”) On Large Federal Construction Projects
  • USDHS ICE Issued A Proposal to Later (Perhaps?) Create Proposed Permanent Remote Form I-9 Documentation Procedures
  • USDOL Women’s Bureau Webinar Presented Soft HR Advice to Motivate Discussion Around Pay Equity Issues
  • Title VII Will Stop OFCCP “Cold in Its Tracks” From Releasing EEO-1 Component 2 Pay and Hours Worked Data: The “Abandoned Baby on The Porch” Legal Problem
  • OFCCP Walks Back Its Earlier “Pay Equity” Directive but Now Tries to Impose An “Analysis of Compensation” on Federal Contractors Without Rulemaking
  • Federal Judge Cites First Amendment to Enjoin Florida’s New Law Barring Employers from Teaching Critical Race Theory
  • White House Memo Accentuated Importance of Federal Zero Trust Security and IT Modernization Goals
  • USDOL Created the “ApprenticeshipUSA” Brand and Announced the Start of An Online Dialogue
  • USDOL WHD Reminded Stakeholders About Upcoming, Free Live Q&A Sessions on Prevailing Wage Compliance
  • DOL Revealed Joint Message by Nine Federal Agencies to State & Local Governments on Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: September 26, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

  • Senators Warren and Luján Urged USDOJ To Use Dormant Powers to Suspend & Debar Corporate “Criminals” From Federal Contracts
  • USDOL Published A Notice Seeking Public Comment On Multiple Studies Of USDOL-Funded Programs
  • USDOL’s ODEP Announced a Twitter Chat And Online Dialogue Regarding The National Apprenticeship System
  • ODEP Promoted Its PIA New Apprenticeship EEO Toolkit
  • USDOL Announced That Tuskegee University Will Host Department’s HBCU Southeast Hiring Summit
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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