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Will Corporate America Reaffirm Commitment to DEI Efforts?

January 31, 2024

By: Keli Wilson

On December 15, 2023, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sent a letter to Fortune 500 companies asking them to reaffirm their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs. The letter also asks these recipients to ...

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Shared Applicant Pools for Agency Jobs

January 30, 2024

By: Keli Wilson and Marcelle Clavette

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced aninitiative for federal agencies to pursue pooled hiring with a focus on skills-based selection, evaluating needed skills versus applicants’ education and...

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Biden Administration Proposes Pay Equity Measures for Federal Contractors

January 29, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski

On January 29th, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council)released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement Executive Order 14069, titled “Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal...

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California Pay Data Reporting Update

January 26, 2024

By: Jair Portillo

Mark May 8, 2024, on your calendar — the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) updated its Pay Data Reporting site to indicatethisMay 8 deadline for submitting your 2023 pay data reports.

Who is Required to File:

  • Private...
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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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Proposed Pay Transparency Rule for Federal Contractors Advances

January 12, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski

As previously covered by DCI, President Biden signed Executive Order 14069 on March 15, 2022. EO 14069 directed the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (Council) to issue a rule that would enhance “pay equity and transparency”...

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OFCCP Ordered to Release Remaining EEO-1 Reports

January 09, 2024

By: Caroline Moughan and Evan Szarenski

AUnited States District Judge ruledon December 22ndthatthe consolidatedEEO-1 reports of federal contractors that were withheld by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) must be...

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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 Seeks Renewal for Contractor Portal

December 19, 2023

By: Evan Szarenski

On December 12, 2023, OFCCP published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments on the renewal of its Information Collection Request (ICR) for the Contractor Portal. This is the first step to extend the expiration date...

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EEO-1 Portal to Remain Open Through January 9th

December 14, 2023

By: Benjamin Kerner

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated their EEO Data Collectionsinformation pageto provideguidance on how to proceed as an EEO-1 report filer past the original deadline of Tuesday, December 5, 2023....

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OFCCP Fall 2023 Regulatory Agenda

December 13, 2023

By: Caroline Moughan and Evan Szarenski

On Wednesday, December 6, the Biden Administration published its semi-annual regulatory agenda. The regulatory agenda reports on regulatory actions that executive agencies intend to undertake in both the near...

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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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