Monthly Archives: June 2016

16 Jun

OFCCP Publishes 2016 Annual VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark

 Email from OFCCP:   2016 Annual VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark is 6.9 Percent OFCCP has published the 2016 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark on its Web site based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on March 4, 2016.  The benchmark – 6.9 percent – is effective as of

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15 Jun

OFCCP Updates Sex Discrimination Rule

News Release US Labor Department announces updated sex discrimination regulations for federal contractors ______________________________________________________________________________________ WASHINGTON – Women make up a significant share of the U.S. workforce, but sex discrimination remains an unfortunate reality. To address this issue, the U.S. Department of Labor is publishing new sex discrimination regulations that update – for the first time

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14 Jun

OFCCP Sues Enterprise Rent-A-Car for Discrimination

News Release US Labor Department sues Enterprise Rent-A-Car of Baltimore for racial discrimination against applicants for management trainee _____________________________________________________________________________________ Suit alleges federal contractor’s hiring shows preference for white applicants   BALTIMORE – Enterprise RAC Company of Baltimore, LLC, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest vehicle rental companies and a federal contractor, is discriminating

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08 Jun

Aqualon Company Settles Charges of Hiring Discrimination with OFCCP

News Release Subsidiary of Ashland Inc., leading chemical company, settles charges of hiring discrimination with US Labor Department _____________________________________________________________________________________ Federal contractor, Aqualon Company, to pay 660 African-American applicants   RICHMOND, Va. – A subsidiary of one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies has entered into a conciliation agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor’s

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