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Updated OFCCP Complaint Form Available

OFCCP released an updated complaint form which allows any employee or applicant of a federal contractor to file a complaint of discrimination or retaliation based on the following: Race Color Religion Sex Sexual Orientation Gender Identity National Origin Disability Status as a Protected Veteran Under certain circumstances an applicant or employee may also be protected […]

Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors to Increase January 1, 2018

In an announcement made via a posting in the federal register on September 15, 2017, federal contractors working on or in connection with contracts covered by Executive Order 13658 will have to raise minimum wages to $10.35/hour, beginning January 1. 2018. The wage rate for tipped employees will also increase to $7.25/hour. Pursuant to the […]

Hurricane Harvey National Interest Exemption Issued

Thomas Dowd, Deputy Director of OFCCP, issued a memorandum September 7, 2017 granting a limited exemption and waiver from development of Affirmative Action plans for employers entering into Supply and Service contracts due to Hurricane Harvey. The Memorandum does NOT exempt from OFCCP’s obligations any “construction” companies supplying Hurricane Harvey relief. Nor does the exemption […]