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New Requirements for U.S. Government Contractors

Government contractors in the United States are subject to additional nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements with respect to veterans and individuals with disabilities.  The federal regulations implementing these requirements have recently been significantly revised, with the revised regulations taking effect March 24, 2014.  The revisions increase contractor responsibilities and are intended to address current barriers … Continue Reading

US Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Beware: Your Affirmative Action Obligations are About to Increase

Days ago, on August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule which increases the affirmative action obligations of federal contractors and subcontractors, which have been in place for over 40 years, with regard to individuals with disabilities (IWD) and military veterans.  The Final Rule … Continue Reading