To the relief of employers steeling themselves for compliance with the revised EEO-1 Report, the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has suspended indefinitely the new report's compliance date.
Most businesses entering into contracts in excess of $500,000 with the state of Minnesota are required to obtain an Equal Pay Certificate from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) as a condition of doing business with the state.
On July 14, 2017, an administrative law judge issued a 43-page set of recommendations and order on the OFCCP's data requests issued to Google, significantly winnowing much of the OFCCP’s voluminous requests.
On April 29, 2017, the first 100 days of the Trump administration came to an end. For those expecting dramatic changes in workplace policy, much of the new administration's agenda remains to be presented and executed.
On March 31, 2017, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated its Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database to reflect a new hiring benchmark of 6.7 percent.
On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, otherwise known as the "blacklisting" rule.
On February 28, 2017, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress, outlining a broad vision of his agenda. The Trump administration is widely expected to chart a dramatically different course on workplace policy.
Federal government contractors are now required to provide annual privacy training for employees who have access to a system of records, handle personally identifiable information, or design, develop, maintain or operate a system of records.