The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment Training Service recently issued a proposed Rule that would change the current annual VETS-100 and VETS-100A reporting requirements. There are several significant changes proposed by the DOL which, in a change from other regulatory developments, would actually decrease work for covered employers.
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California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Senate Bill No. 559 (SB 559), which prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s genetic information.  While SB 559 significantly expands the protections from genetic discrimination provided under the federal Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), at this time, its impact on most California employers is thought to be limited to the potential for greater damages to be awarded under it than under its federal counterpart.


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The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) of the Department of Labor (DOL) just posted a “Special Announcement” delaying the 2011 VETS-100/100A Filing Cycle.

Typically, covered employers are required to submit the VETS-100 and VETS-100A Reports annually by September 30.  The forms identify the number of protected veteran employees and new hires in the workforce.  This year, the Department had announced a plan to accept electronic submissions of the reports effective August 1, 2011.  Unfortunately, technical problems have interfered with the electronic filing.  Contractors presently cannot register or file for the 2011 cycle.


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