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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 30, 2020

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has issued the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which expands upon employee paid leave rights during the COVID-19 pandemic. Private employers with fewer than 500 employees, and...

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DOL Issues Final Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

October 14, 2016

On September 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division published the Final Rule implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires covered federal contractors to provide up to seven days (56 hours) of paid sick leave...

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Veteran Hiring Benchmark Updated to 6.9%

June 24, 2016

OFCCP has updated the annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark, which is based on 2015 end-of-year data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Effective on March 4, 2016, the Annual National Benchmark is now...

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Monthly Extension of the FAAP Agreement Directive

March 11, 2016

The application and approval process for entering into a Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) agreement with the OFCCP is outlined in Directive 305 (renumbered to 2013-01), which became effective on December 17, 2012.

The OFCCP is currently...

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Resurvey: How do your Disability Self-ID rates measure up?

March 01, 2016

Last spring, DCI surveyed Federal contractors to assess participation rates regarding the revised Section 503 regulations (2015 results). The majority of contractors have likely reached a year of full compliance and implementation under the revised...

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The OFCCP Institute submits comments on proposed changes to Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing

January 14, 2016

The OFCCP Institute (“The Institute”) recently submitted comments in response to OFCCP’s Proposed Renewal of Information Collection Requirements, published on October 29, 2015, which describes proposed changes to the Scheduling Letter and Itemized...

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March 24, 2015

In accordance with the revised Section 503 regulations, Federal contractors are now collecting voluntary self-identifications of disability status from employees and applicants and including these figures in their affirmative action plans. This...

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