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OFCCP Selects Ronald Sullivan as Regional Director

January 18, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

On January 16, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that it has selected Ronald Sullivan as Regional Director for the agency’s Southwest and Rocky Mountain (SWARM)...

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New and Updated Pay Transparency Laws for 2024

January 08, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

There are new pay transparency laws in two states, Hawaii and Colorado, that are effective on January 1, 2024Hawaii’s pay transparency law first became effective on January 1, while Colorado’s pay transparency lawunderwent...

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OFCCP Publishes New FAQs on Construction

December 12, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf and Evan Szarenski

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for federal contractors involved in construction projects. The new FAQs...

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OFCCP Announces Additional Reviews for Construction Megaprojects

October 12, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

On Friday, October 6, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that there would be 12 additional compliance reviews of construction megaprojects. The agency had previouslyprovided a list of 12...
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OFCCP Sends Flood of Scheduling Letters

October 02, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf and Joanna Colosimo

During the week of September 25, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sent a flood of scheduling letters to federal contractors and subcontractors. It is...
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What Happens to OFCCP During a Government Shutdown?

September 27, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

The end of the federal fiscal year is rapidly approaching. As of September 26, Congress has yet to pass a budget for the 2024 federal fiscal year that starts October 1, 2023If Congress fails to find a way to fund the...
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State of New York’s Pay Transparency Law Goes Into Effect

September 25, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

The State of New Yorks pay transparency law took effect on September 17, 2023. The law requires employers to provide information on compensation in all job announcements. The State of New York follows numerous other states and...
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OFCCP Continues to Focus on Construction Companies

June 15, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) continues to focus on the affirmative action initiatives of construction companies. The agency’s latest action in this regard was the release ...

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Illinois Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Pay Scale Disclosures

June 06, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

On May 17, 2023, the Illinois legislature passed a bill requiring various pay scale disclosures in job postings. This bill, House Bill (HB) 3129, amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act. If HB 3129 is signed into law by Illinois...

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OFCCP Announces Pending Reviews for Construction Megaprojects

March 22, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a list of 12 major construction projects where the agency expects to conduct compliance reviews. This list comes on the heels of OFCCP’s launch of its Mega...

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California Publishes Updated FAQs on Pay Data Reporting

February 01, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf 

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the State of California published updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the pay data reporting that employers must do. These FAQs were meant to respond to questions surrounding changes...

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OFCCP Proposed Scheduling Letter Series Part 2/5: Reviewing “Campus-Like Settings”

January 12, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf 

There are manyproposed revisionsin the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) scheduling letter and itemized listing that was released on November 20, 2022. One of the proposed revisions to the scheduling...

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