Change is in the air: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) are adjusting their standard policies and operations to reflect the realities of the current labor market. For example, the EEOC and OFCCP must ensure that emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies don’t lead to employment discrimination […]
By June 30, 2022, federal supply and service contractors with 100 or more employees are required to have registered and certified their establishment and maintenance of their affirmative action programs (AAPs). Although unresolved questions remain, the agency is finally answering some of the questions contractors have had since the portal opened. Registration Issues As a […]
Many employers are receiving invitations to register for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP) contractor portal. Before doing so, here is what you should know.
Princeton University recently agreed to pay nearly $1 million in cumulative back wages to 106 female professors whom the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) found to be victims of gender-based pay discrimination.
The Trump administration’s request that employers doing business with the federal government submit training materials used as part of their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts is sparking confusion and concern, but some questions are being answered.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule affecting federal contractors aims to broaden protections for religious organizations that do business with the federal government, leading some to worry about its possible effects.
Tech giant Oracle Corp. is guilty of shortchanging women and minority workers $400 million in the form of wages, according to a new legal filing by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has recently put an emphasis on hiring and pay discrimination claims. So far this year, that has not changed.
Last year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a number of settlements in enforcement cases against federal government contractors demonstrating a continued emphasis on pursuing systemic hiring and pay discrimination claims.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. Oracle has millions of dollars in government contracts, according to court documents, and the suit asks a judge to cancel those contracts and permanently bar the company from […]