Working Together Towards Equality In The Workplace

The fourth annual National Apprenticeship Week is scheduled for November 12-18, 2018.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other partners a chance to demonstrate their support of apprenticeship. It also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. […]

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NEWS RELEASE U.S. Department of Labor Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Contractor Engagement, Compliance Assistance, and Proactive Enforcement WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) to support contractor education and training; […]

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The following information was released on the EEOC website: On August 29th, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) informed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), (via a memo from Neomi Rao, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs to Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic) that it is initiating a review and immediate stay of the […]

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Contractor Group Receives Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Against Blacklisting Regulations On October 7, a lawsuit was filed to enjoin the implementation of the regulation (Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas v. Fed. Acquisition Regulatory Council, Case No. 1:16-cv-00425, (E.D. Texas).  Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Security Companies alleged that their […]

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EEOC Issues New LGBT Fact Sheet U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sent this bulletin at 05/02/2016 03:11 PM EDT Fact Sheet: Bathroom Access Rights for Transgender Employees Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 “Transgender” refers to people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from the sex assigned to them at […]

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