Year: 2014

The case is Rickard v. Swedish Match N. America, in which the 8th Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Swedish Match on 12/2/14.  The case involved…  Read more
Recently, I wrote two Alerts related to Lopez v. City of Lawrence [2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124139]. One of the Alerts related to the implications…  Read more
OFCCP has just released three new FAQs regarding the partial year data and analysis required for the Section 503 and VEVRAA items in the revised…  Read more
On July 21, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13672 extending workplace protections to employees in the federal contracting workplace on the bases of sexual…  Read more
The OFCCP reported it will release final rules on, among other things, gender identity and, more generally, sex discrimination which, by its own admission, are…  Read more
Recent contractor feedback related to Good Faith Efforts (GFE) toward individuals with disabilities and veterans suggests that the process of engaging in, tracking, and evaluating…  Read more
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a proposed bill in each Congress since 1994, is about to fail for what, by my count, would be the…  Read more
We have spent a lot of time in earlier blogs discussing the potential problem with voluntary self-identification rates for disability and how that would impact…  Read more
OFCCP submitted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to OMB on Friday, November 21.  Once OMB reviews, it will be placed on the federal register…  Read more
A month and a half has now passed since the release of the new scheduling letter, and the OFCCP has finally provided  federal contractors with…  Read more
The OFCCP has selected a new regional director for the Southeast Regional Office.  Sam Maiden will be the new director of OFCCP’s Southeast Regional Office…  Read more
Components of the Selection Process DCI will be hosting the final installment in its Webinar Wednesday series today, November 12th, at 2:00PM EST. This session will…  Read more