U.S. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Back in February, our Labor and Employment Department issued a Client Alert regarding efforts by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) to revise and update employer responsibilities on  Form EEO-1, 
Continue Reading New EEO-1 Reporting Procedures: Time For Public Comment (Again)

14982166_sThe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced that it has reached a settlement with Lincoln Electric, Inc. on behalf of 5557 black workers who the OFCCP alleges were
Continue Reading Ohio Welding Company Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Settle Claims it Discriminated Against Black Applicants

On December 9, 2012, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would set an "aspirational" goal for federal contractors’ to employ more people with

Continue Reading The OFCCP Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule Setting Hiring Goal for People with Disabilities

Where’s the beef?  Or in this case, the defense to a charge of discriminatory hiring.  Caviness Beef Packers Ltd. is likely asking itself that very question.

A mere month after
Continue Reading OFCCP Scores Another Big Settlement ($600,000) in a Discriminatory Failure to HIre Case

Tyson Foods recently entered into a $2.25 million settlement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") after the OFCCP alleged that Tyson discriminated against at least 1650 female

Continue Reading Tyson’s $2.25M Settlement with OFCCP Highlights Employers’ Need to Document Hiring Practices