|Sept. 1, 2014 | www.fisherphillips.com|
While chastising Congress as “doing nothing,” the executive and administrative branches of the federal government were busy making new employment rules for federal contractors and subcontractors.
This summer, President Barack Obama signed four executive orders and one presidential directive, and the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published two sets of proposed rules and one set of interim rules affecting contractors. With several items remaining on the OFCCP’s regulatory agenda that are slated to be issued in 2014, one almost needs a scorecard to keep track. This article identifies those items and summarizes the activity through August 8, 2014.