| Government Compliance - Model Conciliation Agreement for Compensation
by Sandra Zeigler, Esq. and Jacquelyn Peterson - Oct, 2013
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has a new model conciliation agreement for compensation in the 2013 Federal Contract Compliance Manual (see addendum A to chapter 8). Sandra Scott Zeigler, Esq., a recognized authority on Federal EEO enforcement with 25 years of experience divided equally between the EEOC and OFCCP, highlights the model and shares her perspective on what federal contractors should be a...
| Annual ILG National Conference - 2013
by John Fox, Esq. and Jacquelyn Peterson - Aug, 2013
The 2013 Industry Liaison Group National Conference is a premier event that brings Affirmative Action practitioners, the legal industry, government agencies, human resources, and vendor experts together to learn about the regulatory agenda of OFCCP and EEOC and what steps will be needed to meet the latest environment of compliance. Local JobNetwork OFCCP Consultant, Jacquelyn Peterson, speaks with conference speakers...
Fast Facts of the 2013 Annual ILG National Conference
by Jacquelyn Peterson - Aug, 2013
The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) held its 31st Annual ILG National Conference and Exhibition at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 30 to August 2, 2013. The conference showed an increase in attendance with 730 attendees, 42 exhibitors, and 24 sessions while the 2012 conference hosted 428 attendees, 25 exhibitors, and 29 sessions. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Pr...
Fast Facts for the 30th Annual NILG
by Jacquelyn Peterson - Sep, 2012
Round-Up The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) held its 30th Annual ILG National Conference and Exhibition at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii from August 27 to August 31, 2012. The conference included attendees, exhibitors, and speakers. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) typically attends the conference in-person, but opted to attend via interac...
Recap from the OFCCP’s Webinar:
by Jacquelyn Peterson - May, 2012
Status of Pending Compliance Evaluations of Entities that Participate in TRICARE Networks On April 25, 2012, the OFCCP announced that it rescinded its Directive 293, which is the OFCCP policy that determines if healthcare providers and insurers who use TRICARE are covered contractors or subcontractors. It was rescinded due to recent changes in the healthcare industry and pending litigation; such as, the OFCCP vs. Florida...
Take Action Now to Recruit Persons with Disabilities
by Jacquelyn Peterson - Feb, 2012
The primary legislation concerning persons with disabilities is Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and it has parallels with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was created to specifically prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities. It requires contractors or subcontractors who have more than $10,000 in federal contracts to employ and advanc...
Section 503 NPRM Comment Period Extended
by Jacquelyn Peterson - Feb, 2012
OFCCP issued this announcement on February 7, 2012: "On December 9, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). This NPRM (76 FR 77056) proposes to revise the regulations implementing the nondiscrimination and affirmative action regulations of section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended." "The original comment period...
Need Help with the Mandatory Job Listing Requirement?
by Jacquelyn Peterson - Nov, 2011
The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) requires federal contractors and subcontractors to hire and promote covered veterans and prohibits discrimination against covered veterans. Covered veterans were originally only Vietnam era veterans and special disabled veterans, but now include other protected veterans (veterans who served in a military campaign) and recently separated veterans. VEV...
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