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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 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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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: August 8, 2022

  • ODEP Published Notice Seeking Public Comments on Four-Year Study to Support Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship
  • EEOC Announced Public Meeting in Buffalo to Focus On “Racial and Economic Justice”
  • In Webinar Discussing Its Pay Data Study NASEM Expert Panel Noted Flawed Design, Data Problems, and Recommendations
  • The Federal Labor Relations Authority Sued the EEOC For Allegedly Failing to Sufficiently Bargain With its Employees When Ordering Them Back to Work at The Office
  • Noting State Law Developments, President Biden Issued Second Post-Dobbs E.O. On “Securing Access to Reproductive and Other Healthcare Services”
  • HHS Announced Two New Reports on COVID Services & Support and Research Developments
  • Economy Added 528,000 Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate Dropped to Pre-Pandemic Level of 3.5%
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: August 1, 2022

  • Commissioners Dhillon & Lucas Reported EEOC Is Denying FOIA Requests On Claims Sent To Arbitration Rather Than Litigation
  • Federal Judge in Ohio Blocked Air Forces’ Vax Requirement Nationwide
  • OFCCP Issued First Official Statement After Weeks of Confusion On Its AAP Portal “Deadline”
  • National Academy of Sciences Released Its Anticipated Pay Data Study; EEOC Commissioners Respond With Notably Different Takes
  • HHS, DOL, And Treasury Department Issued Guidance Regarding Birth Control Coverage Under the ACA
  • DOL WHD Added New Best Practices Guidance on Child Labor for Employers
  • DC Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses NLRB Win for Browning-Ferris in Long-Running Joint-Employer Litigation Slugfest: No New Legal Test Emerges…Yet
  • In Brief
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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Reflecting on ADA32

Reflecting on ADA32

Every year with the ADA Anniversary, I try to picture if the Americans with Disabilities Act were a person. I did it as a retrospective during the 30th anniversary, trying to picture one of my newly 30-year-old-friends getting promoted and buying a house. But this...

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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: July 25, 2022

  • Federal District Court Judge In Tennessee Blocked Enforcement Of Controversial EEOC & DOE Guidance Documents On Bostock
  • AbilityOne Commission Published Final Rule Barring Nonprofits From Subminimum Pay On Its Contracts
  • OFCCP Enforcement Statistics Continue To Spiral Down To New Modern Lows
  • Wage And Hour Division Announced 60-day Comment Period On Its Unchanged Paid Sick Leave Recordkeeping Requirements For Federal Contractors
  • Census Bureau announced ACS 1-year estimates will be released on September 15, 2022
  • NLRB and FTC Signed New Partnership Agreement To Focus on “Anticompetitive and Unfair Labor Practices”
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

EEOC Updated 15 Items In Its Covid-19 Technical Assistance Guidance, Adding A New Standard For Employers Which Test Employees For the Virus

On Tuesday, the EEOC once again updated its COVID-19 technical assistance Guidance, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws,” adding updates for 15 items. While the Guidance does not have the force and effect of...

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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: July 18, 2022

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Reported That Its Second Comment Period For Continued Use of Form I-9 Is Still Open
  • NLRB Announced 2021 Update To Its “Outline of Law & Procedure In Representation Cases”
  • EEOC Updated 15 Items In Its Covid-19 Technical Assistance Guidance, Adding A New Standard For Employers Which Test Employees For the Virus
  • While OFCCP Slipped Into the Bottom Quartile, The EEOC Climbed Into The Top 30% In The 2021 Best Places To Work Scores In The Federal Government
  • USDOL Agencies Announced They Are Seeking Comments From Employers Regarding Long-Covid Workplace Challenges
  • Wage & Hour Division Published Its Long Expected Proposed Rule on “Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts”
  • The NLRB Reported Union Election Petitions Are Up 58% Through Q3, Exceeding Already All FY21 Petitions Filed
  • Jury Awards Former Southwest Flight Attendant >$5M In Abortion Views Bias Suit
  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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OFCCP Week In Review: August 15, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: July 11, 2022

  • USDOL Secretary Used Prior Secretary Scalia’s Order 01-2020 To Issue A Final Ruling Ordering Convergys to Comply With OFCCP Document Demands
  • EEOC Settled Claims That Medical Practice Violated GINA By Collecting COVID-19 Test Results Of Employees’ Family Members
  • OFCCP Submitted To OMB Its Final Rule To Rescind Trump-Era Religious Exemption, Publication Likely Prior To Mid-terms
  • E-Verify Will End This Week The Extended Timeframes For Employees To Visit SSA To Resolve Mismatches
  • OFCCP Walked Back Part Of Its Extension Of Its AAP Verification Portal “Deadline”
  • Economy Added 372,000 Jobs in June, BLS Reported as Biden Administration Touts “Full Recovery” To Pre-Pandemic Numbers
  • President Biden Issued Executive Order On “Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare Services”
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