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COVID-19 News and Resources
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Hawaii Employers Council continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and provide employers with resources to assist with their response to the novel issues raised. These resources are listed on HEC’s Coronavirus
New and Updated Resources for Federal Contractors
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) released multiple new and updated resources for federal contractors, including an updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual, a new Construction
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
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
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,
OFCCP News: VEVRAA Benchmark Updated & CSAL Posted
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
VEVRAA Benchmark Updated On March 28, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) updated the 2019 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) hiring
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