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Fresh From the Roost: July

Fresh From the Roost: July

Rise and shine! The Recruit Roosters have been putting in WORK launching career sites, conducting accessibility audits (hint: OFCCP Director Leen addressed this as a must-have to limit barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities!), reimagining career site...

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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

  • It’s Time to Apply for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award!
  • OFCCP Advances the ADA through Focused Reviews and Inclusion Awards
  • Reminder: Time to Use the Revised Disability Self-ID Form
  • NLRB Seeks Additional Employee Privacy and Absentee Ballots for Military Personnel
  • Whipped Cream on Beer? OFCCP Talks Compensation Analysis
  • NLRB’s Latest Decision in Browning-Ferris Brings the Joint-Employer Doctrine Full Circle
  • Reminder: 2020 NASWA Veterans Conference is Virtual Next Week!
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: July 27, 2020

  • New FLSA and FMLA Guidance on Return to Work and the FFCRA
  • The NLRB Draws the Line on Abusive and Offensive Statements
  • Federal Government Contractors Must Review Compensation Systems
  • OFCCP Updates on Conciliation, Mediation, and the Ombuds Service
  • Senate Confirmed NLRB Board Members Kaplan and McFerran To New NLRB Terms In Office
  • Honoring and Educating: The Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: July 20, 2020

  • OFCCP Presents the Past, Present, and Future during its Policy Update Webinar
  • OFCCP Ombuds Tells What Types of Issues He is Handling
  • The Women’s Bureau Requests Comments on Paid Leave
  • “Quality and Utility” of Component 2 Compensation Data to Come
  • What Would You Like to See Changed in the FMLA Regulations?
  • Are You IN? to Celebrate the ADA’s 30th Anniversary
  • Honoring the Americans with Disabilities Act – 30th Anniversary!
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: July 13, 2020

  • Federal Contractors – Get Ready for Promotion and Accommodation Focused Reviews!
  • Director Leen Cajoled Contractors to Make Their Recruitment Websites Accessible
  • Director Leen Reported Technical Assistance for Contractors
  • Director Leen Promised OFCCP Efforts to Connect HBCUs, HACUs, and TCUs to Government Contractors
  • Director Leen Again Hawked Functional Affirmative Action Programs, Despite Declining Contractor Enrollments in the Program
  • Director Leen Reported Faster Progress on Open Audits due to OFCCP’s Response to COVID-19
  • Questions and Answers with OFCCP Director Leen
  • President Proclaims July as Pledge to America’s Workers
  • EEOC Announced Pilot Programs to Increase Voluntary Resolutions
  • President Creates Initiative to Support Hispanic Americans
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: July 6, 2020

  • OFCCP Plugs Its ”Early Resolution Procedures” With A Report of Results
  • NLx Research Hub Announced – A New Look at the Skills Gap
  • USDOL Awarded $80 Million in Apprenticeship Grants to Help Close the Skills Gap
  • USDOL Awarded $42 Million in Youth Apprenticeship Grants to Help Four Industries Beat the Skills Gap
  • NDEAM Theme Announced for October Observance
  • OFCCP’s Ambitious “Final Stretch” Regulatory Agenda
  • OFCCP Final Rule: TRICARE Health Care Providers Rejoice as Agency Declares It Lacks Authority Over Them
  • President Trump Amends Immigration Proclamation For Clarity
  • June Unemployment Numbers Continue to Decline
  • Prior Pay History? Still a “Jump Ball:” Law Continues to Vary by Location and Protected Status
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 3, 2020

OFCCP Week In Review: June 29, 2020

  • NLRB Rules Confidentiality Provisions in Arbitration Clauses Relating to the Rules Under Which an Arbitration May be Conducted are Permissible
  • Apprenticeship Pilot Launched for Transitioning Service Members
  • Employment Discrimination Data Now in Visual Formats
  • President Trump Halts New Foreign Worker Visas
  • USDOL Launched Interactive FFCRA Eligibility Tool
  • NLRB Restores Employer Right to Discipline Before a First Contract
  • WHD Issued Five New Opinion Letters
  • USDOL’s Wage and Hour Division Hiring
  • WHD Issued Guidance on FFCRA and Summer Camps
  • OFCCP Updated Scheduling Letter FAQs
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