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New OFCCP Director: Jenny Yang, Former EEOC Chair

January 20, 2021
DCI has learned that former EEOC Chair, Jenny Yang, is the new Director of OFCCP , a political appointee under the new Biden administration.

Directly following President Biden’s Inauguration swearing-in today, the Department of Labor’s Leadership...

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EEOC Delays EEO-1 Opening until April 2021

January 12, 2021

EEOC announced today that the data collection for the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 filings will be delayed until April 2021. The EEO-1 website also reflects this update.

As a reminder, EEOC previously announced a delay for both the 2019 and 2020 filings due...

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California DFEH Releases New FAQs: Surprising requirements for W-2 Earnings & Hours Worked

January 08, 2021

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) updated the FAQs for the new pay data collection as of January 7, 2021 and a few items are a bit unexpected.

Although DFEH has worked to model their pay data collection after the EEOC’s

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Breaking News: Biden Picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to Head the Department of Labor

January 07, 2021

Following Congress’ confirmation of the Electoral College vote yesterday, Biden announced his pick for Secretary of Labor earlier this afternoon. If confirmed, Boston mayor Marty Walsh would take the helm at the agency in the new administration.

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District Court Injunction and OFCCP Notice Signal Halt of EO 13950 Enforcement

January 05, 2021

On December 22, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction banning the enforcement of Sections 4 and 5 of Executive Order 13950 (EO 13950), a controversial federal directive...

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OFCCP Proposes Promotion and Accommodation Focused Review Scheduling Letters

December 22, 2020

OFCCP has proposed new scheduling letters for the Promotion and Accommodation Focused Reviews. Similar to the final letters for the Section 503 and VEVRAA focused reviews, these letters are condensed versions of the standard compliance review letter...

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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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