On May 18, 2018, the OFCCP issued a directive ending uncertainty as to whether efforts to audit TRICARE participants will resume in 2019 and signaling an encouraging willingness to reconsider the agency’s prior positions on this issue.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have partnered to establish a framework to efficiently manage and maintain information sharing to better detect and eliminate fraud, abuse, and discrimination.
The latest Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions continues this administration's trend of adding fewer new rules and reexamining older ones. These semiannual agendas provide insight into federal agency priorities for the coming year.
May begins the legislative homestretch for a number of states. Nearly half of the state legislatures have adjourned for the year, and another nine are expected to end their sessions by the end of the month.
On the heels of signing equal pay legislation which will substantially expand pay equity protections for New Jersey employees, Governor Phil Murphy tweeted that he will sign a statewide paid sick leave bill on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.