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New Administration’s Revamping of Labor Department’s OFCCP Signals New Considerations and Implications for Federal Contractors

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden revamped the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and immediately signaled more aggressive enforcement of anti-discriminatory hiring and pay practices than that of the prior administration. Along with signing the “Executive Order on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through … Continue Reading

DOL Mandates Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors

Just a year after President Obama signed Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule mandating that federal contractors provide paid sick leave to employees who work “on or in connection with” federal contracts. The rule applies to new and renewed contracts with the … Continue Reading
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