This webinar will discuss President Obama’s Executive Order on federal contractor blacklisting and its potential impact on government contractors. A final regulation is on the horizon, and this program will tell you what you need to know NOW to be prepared.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Continue Reading You’re Invited: The ‘Blacklisting’ Order For Federal Contractors – What You Need To Know Now

The Department of Labor is increasingly focused on identifying and pursuing claims of systemic discrimination, both in EEOC charge investigations and OFCCP audits. In this type of claim, the government challenges a policy or practice that (allegedly) disadvantages an entire group of protected employees. These claims are dangerous for employers because they can cover hundreds of work locations and thousands of employees. Employers often unwittingly set themselves up for these claims, by failing to recognize the implications of a seemingly routine information request.
Continue Reading You’re Invited: Systemic Discrimination Under the EEOC and OFCCP

More and more employers are faced with the following question — can a transgender employee use the restroom associated with his or her gender identity? According to federal governmental agencies, the answer seems to be yes.
Continue Reading Can a Transgender Employee Use the Restroom Associated With His or Her Gender Identity?

Recent guidelines have been issued by the Department of Labor in connection with President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order 13673. Interested parties will have until July 27, 2015 to submit written comments to the Regulatory Secretariat for consideration before the proposals are finalized.
Continue Reading DOL Proposes That Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Self-Report Violations of 14 Federal Laws and Executive Orders

Federal contractors and subcontractors may soon be prohibited by the OFCCP from having polices that prohibit employees from talking about their pay and from discriminating against those who do. On September 17, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a notice of proposed rule-making (NPRM) concerning pay secrecy policies.
Continue Reading OFCCP Proposes Prohibition Against Pay Secrecy Policies