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Minimum Wage Increases Coming for Federal Contractors
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Beginning January 1, 2020, the minimum wage rate for workers performing work on or in connection with covered federal contracts will rise from $10.60 to $10.80 per hour. Covered tipped employees performing work on or in
OFCCP Releases More Compliance Assistance Resources
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has been releasing numerous compliance assistance resources to help employers better understand the law. Here are some of the latest resources: FAQs
OFCCP Update: Section 503 Focused Review Webinar and Other Compliance Assistance
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has been busy launching various resources to assist federal contractors understand their rights and their obligations. Section 503 Focused Review
Reminder: Upcoming September Deadlines
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Three deadlines are coming up on September 30. VETS-4212: The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) requires covered federal contractors and subcontractors to report annually on
OFCCP Encourages Submission of Pay Analysis Groups, But Won’t Commit to Accepting Them Later
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) recently issued an opinion letter addressing Pay Analysis Groupings (“PAGs”), which are groups of employees who are comparable for
Is a Functional Affirmative Action Program Right For You?
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) released FAQs addressing the recently revised Functional Affirmative Action Program (“FAAP”). Regulations
Upcoming Deadline: VETS-4212 Report
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The 2019 filing season for the VETS-4212 started on August 1. The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) requires covered federal contractors and subcontractors to report annually on
3 Years Without Compliance Evaluations for Excellence in Disability Inclusion
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Employers have the responsibility to treat all qualified job applicants and workers equally and fairly, regardless of disability. Many federal contractors also have the responsibility to take proactive steps to recruit,
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Pay Equity in the Workplace: Do Gender-Based Disparities Still Exist?

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