Posts Tagged ‘federal contractors’

Federal Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule Temporarily Stopped

A federal rule that was set to take effect yesterday was halted, at least temporarily, by a federal court in Texas. The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule implements a federal executive order and requires parties who wish to contract with the federal government to publicly disclose information on their labor law violation history. The […]

26 Oct 16 - Compensation, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Issues Final Rule on PSL for Federal Contractors

On September 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a new rule requiring federal contractors to provide workers with paid sick leave. As previously reported, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 in early September mandating employees of federal contractors and subcontractors receive up to 56 hours of paid sick leave per year. The […]

5 Oct 16 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Federal Contractors Must Follow New Rules on Fair Pay and Other Workplace Protections

Federal contractors need to be aware of new rules that will affect how they do business. First, the Department of Labor has issued final rules and guidance on the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The intent of this Executive Order is to ensure that parties who contract with the federal government are complying […]

26 Aug 16 - Compensation, Health and Safety, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Supplement to “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster” Required for Federal Contractors

Covered federal contractors and subcontractors must now post a mandatory supplement to the federal “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster. The required supplement is available on the website of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). CalChamber members can also access the required supplement by using the Posters for Unique Situations Tool and […]

24 Sep 15 - Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Veterans Reporting Deadline Approaching

The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) prohibits covered federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against protected veterans and requires covered employers to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain these veterans and meet reporting requirements. The 2015 VETS filing deadline of September 30, 2015 is fast approaching. As previously reported, covered […]

23 Sep 15 - Hiring, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »