Tag Archives: Patricia Shiu

BREAKING NEWS: OFCCP Rescinds ACE, Issues Additional New Directives

Today, on the last day of the month, OFCCP has released three new directives – the first three of the Agency’s 2019 Fiscal Year – and continues the string of directives issued by the new administration, bringing the number to an even dozen. Directive 2019 -01: Compliance Review Procedures rescinds the Directive 2011-01 which set out the Active … Continue Reading

BREAKING NEWS: Craig Leen Anticipated To Be New OFCCP Director

In an unexpected, but much awaited move, it is anticipated Craig Leen will be named as the new head of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”).  While the Department of Labor has not formally confirmed or commented on this development, Leen’s appointment would come more than a year after Patricia Shiu departed the position in November 2016.  Since that … Continue Reading

Congressional Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Examine Recent OFCCP Actions

On Wednesday, December 4th at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing entitled, “Examining Recent Actions by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.”  During the hearing, witnesses offered testimony on (1) the effects of the new veteran and disability regulations on workers and employers, and (2) attempts by OFCCP to exert jurisdiction over health … Continue Reading

Signs Point to Continued OFCCP Focus on Pay Discrimination as the Equal Pay Act Turns 50

On Monday, June 10, 2013, the Equal Pay Act turned 50. President Obama commemorated this historic anniversary with public remarks at the White House in which he urged continuing pay equality efforts. Occupying a place of prominence, and an act no doubt intended to highlight the Agency’s efforts towards pay discrimination, Director Shiu stood behind … Continue Reading