Year: 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs The EEOC released its annual report on the federal workforce that shows the number of complaints alleging employment discrimination…  Read more
On August 1, 2008 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated their interim guidance document on federal contractors’ use of the newly revised…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs The House Education and Labor Committee approved the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) on July 24, 2008 by a…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs OFCCP announced two new initiatives on July 24, 2008 regarding hiring veterans and online applicant selection systems. 1. Good-Faith…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs OFCCP posted a new administrative directive on their website entitled “Preserving Employment and Personnel Records in Electronic Format.” The…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs Constance S. Barker was sworn in on July 16, 2008 as a new EEOC Commissioner. Barker was nominated by…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a new report titled “Fair Labor Standards Act: Better Use of Available…  Read more
by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs The EEOC has announced a new Compliance Manual Section regarding workplace discrimination on the basis of religion. The Commission…  Read more
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