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DOL Issues Guidance Regarding Interaction Between Affordable Care Act And Fringe Benefit Requirements Under Service Contract, Davis Bacon And Related Acts
The Davis Bacon Act and the Davis Bacon Related Acts (collectively "DBRA") and the Service Contract Act impose additional obligations related to fringe benefits and wages on covered contractors.
United States
4 May 2016
DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Government Contractors
As we previously reported, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") released a proposed rule on February 25, 2016 to implement Executive Order 13706, which requires federal contractors and subcontractors to give their workers seven days of paid sick leave annually.
United States
14 Mar 2016
OFCCP Sues B&H For Alleged Discrimination
Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs filed an administrative lawsuit against B&H Foto & Electronics Corporation.
United States
2 Mar 2016
Seventh Circuit Allows Reverse Racism Claims To Proceed Against Contractor
Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit allowed a Caucasian construction worker to take his reverse racism claims to trial because there were factual disputes about the reason for his termination.
United States
7 Feb 2016
Divided Sixth Circuit Dismisses Compliance Officer's FCA Whistleblower Retaliation Claim
Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected a former compliance officer's whistleblower retaliation claim because she did not establish that she had an objectively reasonable belief that she was investigating illegal conduct when her employment was terminated.
United States
10 Nov 2015
House Passes Veteran Preference Bill
Earlier this week, the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill, titled the Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act or "BRAVE Act."
United States
21 May 2015
United States
1 Apr 2015
Proposed Rule Would Allow Contractors’ Employees To File Whistleblower Disclosures With OSC
The proposed rule would provide anti-retaliation protections for employees who make reports to the OSC.
United States
27 Jan 2015
California’s Fair Chance Employment Act Targets Construction Contractors
A new California law took effect January 1 that requires employers making bids on state contracts involving "onsite construction-related services" to certify they have "banned the box"...
United States
20 Jan 2015
Syracuse "Bans the Box" For City Contractors
Effective March 22, 2015, Syracuse has "banned the box" for any person that enters into a service contract or concession agreement with the City, or otherwise supplies goods and/or services to, or on behalf of, the City.
United States
30 Dec 2014
D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge To Section 503 Regulations Administered By OFCCP
The D.C. Circuit rejected a challenge by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. to the recent rules promulgated by OFCCP under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.
United States
17 Dec 2014
OFCCP Provides New FAQs On Scheduling Letter And Compensation Data
OFCCP recently released new FAQs regarding its revised scheduling letter and compensation disclosure requirements.
United States
11 Dec 2014
OFCCP Submits Proposed Regulations Regarding Sex Discrimination For Review
OFCCP recently sent proposed regulations regarding sex discrimination to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.
United States
9 Dec 2014
Recent OFCCP FAQ Clarifies Compliance Evaluation Scheduling Letter And Itemized Listing
On October 1, 2014, OFCCP released its new compliance evaluation scheduling letter and Itemized Listing.
United States
20 Nov 2014
Lopez v. City Of Lawrence Decision Criticizes "Disparate Impact" Analysis
In the context of analyzing a Title VII Civil Rights and Massachusetts law "disparate impact" claim, a federal court has cast considerable doubt on the efficacy of statistical tools employed in "disparate impact" analysis.
United States
15 Nov 2014
Contractor Working On Federally-Funded Solar Project Settles Davis-Bacon Act Claims For $1.9 Million
Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC agreed to pay $1.9 million in back wages and fringe benefits as the result of a DOL investigation of its compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act.
United States
27 Oct 2014
OMB Approves Changes To OFCCP Scheduling Letter
The Office of Management and Budget has approved changes to the current contractor scheduling letter and itemized listing used by OFCCP in compliance reviews.
United States
1 Oct 2014
OFFCP Proposes Rule Regarding Pay Transparency For Federal Contractors
The rule will be published in the September 17 issue of the Federal Register and open for public comment for 90 days.
United States
23 Sep 2014
OFCCP Issues Proposed Rule Requiring Annual Compensation Disclosures
The OFCCP issued a proposed rule that would require federal contractors to provide summary information on total W-2 compensation paid to employees.
United States
7 Aug 2014
President Obama Signs Executive Order Addressing Contractors’ Employment And Labor Practices
The executive order will govern federal procurement contracts valued at more than $500,000.
United States
5 Aug 2014
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