OFCCP announced an expectation that all existing covered federal contractors and subcontractors must again certify that they have developed and maintained an AAP for each of their establishments or functional units as applicable, within a specific window.
Last August advised employers that in response to a FOIA request, the agency was planning to produce confidential information that is ordinarily protected from disclosure pursuant to a statutory exemption. It is not too late to submit objections.
On March 1, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally convened the Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel regarding a possible Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance rule.
With one day left to spare before the deadline to introduce new bills, on February 16, 2023, California Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-41) introduced Assembly Bill 1228, the “Fast Food Franchisor Responsibility Act.”
The 9th Circuit has held that the FAA preempts AB 51, which attempted to prohibit employers from requiring employees to waive, as a condition of employment, the right to litigate claims under the FEHA and the California Labor Code.
On February 14, 2023, OFCCP announced that it was again extending the deadline for employers to file objections to the disclosure of their EEO-1 data in response to a FOIA request from the Center for Investigative Reporting.