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 […]
by David Fortney and H. Juanita Beecher of Fortney & Scott On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Employers have been carefully monitoring the transition to get a sense of how the incoming administration will approach labor and employment issues that affect federal […]
By Susan Schoenfeld, JD If you are a regular reader of hr.blr.com, you know that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP’s) final pay transparency rule took effect on January 11, 2016.
Federal contractors are getting a look at a new regulation aimed at preventing sex discrimination in employment, and while many contractors already are in line with its provisions, the new rule may create tension in some areas. The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a final rule on […]