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California Governor Signs Wave Of New Gender/Sex Related Bills Into Law In The Wake Of #Metoo
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Edmund J. Brown, Jr. signed into law eight new bills involving gender and sexual harassment training and related issues.
United States
8 Oct 2018
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D.C. District Court Issues Injunction Against Transgender Military Ban
As previously reported by these authors, on July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the military.
United States
15 Nov 2017
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VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark For 2016 Is 6.9 Percent
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that the 2016 Annual Section 4212 (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark for 2016 is 6.9 percent.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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OFCCP Publishes Revised FAAP Directive
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a revised directive regarding the use of Functional Affirmative Action Plans (FAAPs).
United States
23 May 2016
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DOL Announces Increase In Minimum Wage Rate For Federal Contractors
The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that the minimum wage for certain federal contracts will increase to $10.15 per hour beginning January 1, 2016.
United States
25 Sep 2015
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OFCCP Publishes Final Rule On Pay Transparency
On April 8, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13665, which prohibits federal contractors from maintaining pay secrecy policies.
United States
17 Sep 2015
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Executive Order Will Require Paid Sick Leave For Employees Of Government Contractors
President Obama has signed an Executive Order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to provide employees with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, for at least 56 hours per year.
United States
14 Sep 2015
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Is Mandatory Paid Sick Leave On The Horizon For Federal Contractors?
The next big change for federal contractors may be a requirement that they provide paid sick leave to employees.
United States
10 Aug 2015
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Federal Court Upholds Federal Contractor Union Notice Requirement
A federal court in the District of Columbia has upheld the validity of the Department of Labor's rule requiring covered federal contractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
18 May 2015
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OFCCP's Final Rule Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination By Federal Contractors Takes Effect April 8, 2015
The OFCCP's final rule implementing President Obama's Executive Order (EO 13672) prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity takes effect April 8, 2015.
United States
10 Mar 2015
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OFCCP Releases Final Rule Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination In Government Contracting
The OFCCP has released its final rule implementing EO 13672, which prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against individuals on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
United States
15 Dec 2014
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Department Of Labor Publishes Final Rule To Raise Minimum Wage For Certain Federal Contractors And Subcontractors
The U.S. Department of Labor issued final regulations on October 1, 2014 to implement Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors.
United States
31 Oct 2014
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OFCCP Issues New Scheduling Letter And Itemized Listing – Federal Contractors Must Act Quickly To Ensure Compliance
On September 30, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs published a Notice announcing a newly approved Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing.
United States
13 Oct 2014
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VETS Publishes Final Rule On VEVRAA Reporting Requirements
VETS issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in February 2014, setting out its proposed revisions to the rule.
United States
11 Oct 2014
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OFCCP Publishes Directive On Gender Identity And Sex Discrimination
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a Directive on Gender Identity and Sex Discrimination (DIR 2014-02).
United States
1 Sep 2014
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Federal Contractors See Hike In SCA Health & Welfare Rates
On July 22, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that the prevailing hourly health and welfare fringe benefit rates were increasing to $4.02 per hour.
United States
28 Aug 2014
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President Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity
President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
United States
25 Jul 2014
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OFCCP Argument For Expansive Scope Of Desk Audit May Be Weakened
A federal trial court in Texas has entered an agreed order granting a joint motion for voluntary dismissal filed by the parties in Frito-Lay v. Department of Labor.
United States
23 Jul 2014
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Department Of Labor Publishes Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking To Implement Executive Order 13658
President Obama signed Executive Order 13658 raising the minimum wage for the employees of some federal contractors and subcontractors to $10.10 per hour.
United States
11 Jul 2014
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