As we reported last week, in light of three Supreme Court cases addressing religious freedoms, OFCCP has issued a new Directive 2018-3 and a press release regarding “religion-exercising” organizations and individuals. The Directive cites three recent Supreme Court cases as well as Executive Orders issued by President Trump. With respect to the court cases,
Trump Signs Religious Liberty Executive Order
During a ceremony in the Rose Garden, President Trump signed a much-anticipated “Religious Liberty” executive order. The Executive Order states it is the
policy of the executive branch to vigorously enforce Federal law’s robust protections for religious freedom.
The relatively short Executive Order also recognizes that
the United States Constitution enshrines and protects the
Trump Administration Sending Mixed Signals about Support of LGBT of Rights
In addition to issues involving the environment, immigration, and national security, the Trump Administration has been in the headlines recently for its stance on matters impacting the LGBT community.
As we reported in a late-January, after close deliberation with daughter Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared Kushner, President Trump expressed support for LGBT rights and vowed to…
President Trump Preserves LGBT Executive Order
The New York Times reported this week President Trump will preserve intact President Obama’s LGBT order (Executive Order 13672) protecting applicants and employees from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. As published by the Times, a White House statement provides:
President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of L.G.B.T.Q. rights,
OFCCP Offers More Training on LGBT Nondiscrimination
As a follow up to last week’s training on implementation of the new sexual orientation and gender identity non discrimination regulations, OFCCP will be holding an upcoming webinar to discuss how the Agency will be processing complaints under Executive Order 13672.
The public webinar will be held on April 8, 2015 ,and again April 9…
OFCCP Webinar Discusses Federal Contractor LGBT Obligations
This week OFCCP hosted Webinars on federal contractor obligations with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity under Executive Order 13672.
During the training OFCCP reiterated the following requirements:
- Contractors are to use the updated EO Clause including sexual orientation and gender identity if the entire EO Clause is incorporated into covered purchase orders
UPDATE: OFCCP Changes Date for Training on LGBT Compliance
OFCCP announced today a date change for its upcoming sexual orientation and gender identity compliance training.
The webinar previously scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2015 will now be held Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:00 Eastern. The same Webinar will be presented again on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
If you have already…
OFCCP to Provide Training on LGBT Compliance
In connection with the April 8, 2015 effective date of OFCCP’s implementation of Executive Order 13672, OFCCP announced today training sessions on compliance with the new sexual orientation and gender identity regulations.
The Agency will be presenting a webinar on Wednesday March 18, 2015 on the Agency’s implementation of the new sexual orientation and…
OFCCP Provides LGBT Resources for Contractors
In response to requests following publication of the final regulations implementing President Obama’s recent Executive Order addressing non-discrimination and affirmative action on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, OFCCP has published a directory of resources to assist federal contractors
“around issues relating to creating an inclusive workplace of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
Final LGBT Rule Released
As we alerted you to earlier today, OFCCP has issued its final rule implementing Executive Order 13672, providing non-discrimination protection for individuals on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
There was early speculation that this rule might involve soliciting of LGBT status from applicants or employees as well as a requirement…