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OFCCP Releases Certainty Directive

December 15, 2020

With the release of Directive 2021-02, OFCCP has completed its commitment to the OFCCP principles, first announced in 2018, of Certainty, Efficiency, Recognition, and Transparency (or CERT).The Directive, effective December 11, 2020, commits the...

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OFCCP Extends Moratorium for VAHBP Providers

December 15, 2020

Directive 2021-01* has extended OFCCP’s current enforcement moratorium for all Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program (VAHBP) providers** by two years, through May 7, 2023. Historically, OFCCP has provided a moratorium for healthcare...

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DOL Releases Final Religious Exemption Rule

December 10, 2020

This week, The U.S. Department of Labor released a finalized rule that eases anti-discrimination restrictions for religious employers that contract with the federal government.

Under the new rule, religious federal contractors and sub-contractors...

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OFCCP Releases New Technical Assistance Guide for Small Contractors

December 03, 2020
On December 3, 2020, OFCCP announced the release of a new technical assistance guide for small contractors. The new guide provides compliance assistance on equal employment opportunity obligations for small federal supply, construction contractors...
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CA Pay Reporting – Updated FAQs posted

December 01, 2020

On November 23, 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released new FAQs to clarify requirements of new California pay data reporting set to go into effect next year. As commented on in our October 1, 2020 and November...

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EO 13950 Notice Language Published

November 30, 2020

On Friday, November 20, the Department of Defense Pricing and Contracting Director issued a notice on Class Deviation 2021-O0001 – Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. This notice puts into place Section 4 of EO 13950, which requires contractors...

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Video Blog: California Fair Pay Act

November 17, 2020

 

Join DCI's Joanna Colosimo, Director of Compliance & Workforce Analytics and Principal Consultant, and Tyler Wurtz, HR Analyst, as they sit down to discuss the new California Fair Pay Act.

To visit the FAQ page, click here.

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DOL Publishes Final Rule to Codify Procedures OFCCP Uses to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

November 05, 2020

Today, November 5, 2020, OFCCP published the final rule titled “Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Decisions”. In additional, the rule clarified definitions to specify...

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OFCCP Releases New Supply & Service Technical Assistance Guide

November 04, 2020

On Tuesday, November 3rd, OFCCP released a new Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for supply and service federal contractors.

According to OFCCP, Federal supply and service contractors can use this technical assistance guide as a self-assessment tool...

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NAACP LDF Adds Lawsuit to Chorus of Voices Opposing Executive Order 13950

November 02, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc (LDF) filed a constitutional challenge to Executive Order 13950, labeling it “an extraordinary and unprecedented” federal act that violates first amendment rights and “strikes...

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OFCCP Publishes RFI Race and Sex Stereotyping and Scapegoating

October 21, 2020

This morning OFCCP released RIN 1250-ZA01 “Request for Information; Race and Sex Stereotyping and Scapegoating” (RFI) as was required by the new Executive Order 13950 and hosted a brief stakeholder call; both are described below. Additionally, a new

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The Institute Releases Statement Supporting Affirmative Action

October 16, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, The Institute for Workplace Equality released a statement reiterating its support surrounding affirmative action and diversity & inclusion. In the statement, The Institute says:

"The Institute for Workplace Equality (“The...

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