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OFCCP Publishes Final Veterans’ Rule Today in Federal Register; OFCCP Posts FAQs

August 08, 2007

This is an update to yesterday’s blog posting regarding the pending release of OFCCP’s final rule covering Veterans.

 

In that posting, we provided a summary of the new requirements on contractors’ mandatory job posting obligations as outlined in an...

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OFCCP TO ISSUE FINAL VETERANS’ RULE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2007

August 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn Wednesday, August 8, 2007, OFCCP will publish in the Federal Register its final rule implementing the amendments to the affirmative action provisions of the Vietnam Era Veterans’...

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OMB COMPLETES REVIEW OF OFCCP's JVA RULE

August 03, 2007

UPDATE: The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2007.DCI has learned that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review on August 1, 2007 of OFCCP’s proposed final rule implementing the amendments to the...

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UPDATE TO HOUSE VOTE ON H.R. 2831

July 31, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThis is a follow-up to yesterday's article on the vote on H.R. 2831 that was scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2007.The U.S. House of Representatives debated H.R. 2831 (The Lilly Ledbetter Fair...

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U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SCHEDULED TO VOTE JULY 30, 2007 ON PAY DISCRIMINATION LEGISLATION

July 30, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsUPDATE: The bill passed on July 31, 2007.The House of Representatives is reportedly scheduled to vote on “The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007” on Monday, July 30, 2007. This bill, H.R....

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DCI’s David Cohen on Compensation Panel At 2007 ILG Conference on August 24 in New York

July 26, 2007

David Cohen, DCI Consulting Group, Inc., will serve on a panel with other well known compensation experts on Friday, August 24, 2007 at the ILG Conference in New York. The panel session is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Other compensation...

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BIPARTISAN GROUP INTRODUCES SENATE BILL TO REVERSE CONTROVERSIAL LEDBETTER PAY DECISION

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsUPDATE: The House bill passed on July 31, 2007.On July 20, 2007, a bipartisan group of fourteen Senators introduced a bill (“The Fair Pay Restoration Act”) to overturn the Supreme Court’s...

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HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON PAYCHECK FAIRNESS ACT

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn July 11, 2007, the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on The Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338). This bill, which was introduced by Rep. Rose DeLauro (D-CT), now...

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OFCCP SOLICITS COMMENTS ON EXTENSION OF COMPLAINT DISCRIMINATION FORM

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn July 20, 2007, the Department of Labor’s Employment Standards Administration published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comments on the proposed extension of OFCCP’s Complaint...

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DOL SECRETARY RECOGNIZES 17TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsDepartment of Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao marked the 17th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act today by announcing that the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)...

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BILLS INTRODUCED TO BAN MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLegislation has been introduced in the House and Senate that would eliminate mandatory arbitration of employment claims unless pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.The Arbitration...

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EEOC AND CENTERPOINT ENERGY SIGN NATIONAL MEDIATION AGREEMENT

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and CenterPoint Energy have announced the signing of a National Universal Agreement to Mediate (NUAM) to informally resolve workplace...

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