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How To Avoid The Top 10 FLMA Mistakes Employers Make

Navigating the maze of legal requirements applicable to employee leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be a daunting task for employers.  To make matters worse, the law is full of traps that can easily ambush employers that let their guard down.  So to help employers avoid costly missteps, we decided to look […]

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Expanded EEO-1 Data Reporting Requirements Have Been Suspended

Employers who have been concerned about complying with expanded EEO-1 data reporting requirements can breathe a sigh of relief. The White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) recently announced that the new reporting requirements, which were to be included in reports due March 31, 2018, are being suspended. The requirements in question were to […]

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Federal Contractors – No time for Complacency

In April, President Trump proposed a budget proposal that included a possible 21 percent cut for the DOL budget. Some federal contractors may be interpreting that to mean that the OFCCP will be less active during the Trump administration, given likely budget constraints. But that is not necessarily accurate. In all likelihood, the OFCCP will […]

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Lessons to be learned from a recent OFCCP audit

By now you may have read about the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) discrimination lawsuit against electronics retailer B&H Photo-Video Company of NYC.  The OFCCP claims systemic discrimination against Hispanic employees and female, black and Asian job seekers at its Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse.  This is after the EEOC monitored […]

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Pool of Qualified Workers Waiting to be Hired

October is National Disability Awareness month and a great time to remind employers of the many benefits of hiring a qualified person with a disability. People with disabilities represent the single largest and most diverse minority in the US and are an untapped source of qualified candidates. So why are employers missing out on hiring […]

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