On October 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released Frequently Asked Questions under the recent Executive Order 13950 regarding diversity and inclusion programs for federal contractors.
On August 3, 2020, the DOL provided guidance on FFCRA compliance for employers with federal government service contracts covered by the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act and federal construction contracts covered by the Davis-Bacon Act.
On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an executive order directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.
On May 8, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget approved the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) updated form for prospective and current employees to voluntarily self-identify as an individual with a disability.
The initial March 31, 2020 deadline for employers to file EEO-1 reports has now passed without action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open the filing portal or otherwise collect EEO-1 filings.
State legislators across the country have introduced a spate of bills intended to crack down on businesses that move call center operations out of state. Several states adopted such laws, including New York and New Jersey, where new laws take effect soon.