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April 2, 2018

OFCCP Lowers Hiring Benchmark for Veteran Affirmative Action Plans

On March 30, 2018, the OFCCP announced that it was lowering the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark to 6.4 percent from 6.7 percent.

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November 27, 2017

Heads-Up for Public Contractors: Prevailing Wage Trends and Potential Exposure

A discussion of key issues facing government contractors and potential risks for employers and individuals.

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October 16, 2017

With Governor Brown’s Signature, California Employers Face a Gauntlet of New Laws

Governor Brown signed into law a jaw-dropping number of bills that pertain to labor and employment issues.

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October 11, 2017

Wage and Hour Dilemmas for Construction Industry Employers

Common wage and hour issues and practical ways to minimize risk.

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June 23, 2017

OSHA Seeks Feedback on Proposal to Revoke Certain Provisions of Beryllium Rule Applicable to the Construction and Shipyard Sectors

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reconsidering portions of a final rule setting standards for occupational exposure to beryllium.

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March 31, 2017

OFCCP Announces 2017 Veterans Hiring Benchmark for Federal Contractors

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.

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March 27, 2017

President Signs Resolution to Undo "Blacklisting" Rule

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.

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January 31, 2017

Federal Contractors Must Update Disability Self-Identification Forms on February 1, 2017

Federal contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act are required to invite applicants for employment and new hires to identify themselves as individuals with disabilities. On Feb. 1, 2017, an updated form must be used for this purpose.

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January 23, 2017

New Administration Orders Freeze of Pending Regulations, Takes Aim at the Affordable Care Act

One of the first acts of the new Administration on Inauguration Day was to issue a memorandum putting the brakes—at least temporarily—on federal regulations that have not yet taken effect, and to release an executive order regarding the ACA.

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September 1, 2016

Taking a Closer Look at the New Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Obligations

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published its highly anticipated Final Rule regarding the so-called "blacklisting" procedures for federal contractors. What does this mean for employers?

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