It’s that time again to file your required VETS reports.  Under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1972 (VEVRAA), federal contractors and subcontractors with contracts of $100,000 or more are required to file reports annually with Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS).

This year contractors will be filing for the first time the new

The Department of Labor has extended the public comment period for the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed guidance (“DOL Guidance”) implementing President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (E.O. 13673).  The Department of Defense has done the same with respect to the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (“FAR”) Council  proposed regulations (“

As we reported earlier today, OFCCP has announced proposed regulations to satisfy President Obama’s mandate that contractors submit detailed pay data.    The NPRM will be officially published in the Federal Register this Friday with a 90 day public comment period after that.

As proposed, the data collection tool, called the Equal Pay Report (EPR) in

Continuing to pursue his pay equity agenda, President Obama took the steering wheel by issuing two Executive Orders and a game-changing Presidential Memo in February and April.  Each of these actions requires the Department of Labor (DOL) to issue proposed regulations to implement the actions and flesh-out the many details not addressed in the Executive

In addition to releasing the veteran benchmark database, OFCCP has also launched a new outreach and recruitment database for use by contractors in connection with implementation of the new veteran and disability regulations.

The OFCCP’s Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory can be found on the OFCCP Web site athttp://www.dol-esa.gov/errd/index.html.  This new

As the last few days before the new veteran and disability regulations go into effect, we wanted to take moment in our  Countdown to March 24th Effective Date: Are you Ready to Flip the Switch series to help you clarify (and check-off) the obligations with respect to the various EEO notices, policy and posting requirements

In today’s post as part of our “Countdown to March 24th Effective Date: Are you Ready to Flip the Switch?” series, we’ll be discussing the new obligation under the veterans and disability regulations that employers must now “assess the effectiveness” of their good faith outreach programs.

Back in 2011 when OFCCP first released

Today’s installment of our “Countdown to March 24th Effective Date: Are you Ready to Flip the Switch?” series focuses on the enhanced obligations involving posting positions with state employment services.

Under the current VEVRAA regulations employers are required to list appropriate job openings with the state Employment Service Delivery System (ESDS) in the state where