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Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA)


Posted By on Mar 31, 2020

Effective 4/1/2020 through 12/31/2020 the FFCRA has been put into place for employers with less than 500 employees to be able to provide emergency leave for COVID-19 related reasons. To assist you in understanding this new law, here are a few resources and FAQs for you. We have outlined the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family Medical Leave (EFMLA) below: Generally, the FFCRA provides that employees of covered...

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January Webinars Alert!


Posted By on Jan 8, 2020

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST Tuesday Topic: OFCCP’s NEW Focused Review Guide for Section 503 (Disability AAP) Audits and Audit Evaluation Criteria OFCCP Recently published two important documents addressing focused audits for disability compliance and how the agency determines compliance.     Wednesday, January 15th, 2020    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT Specialized Program: The Challenges Created by...

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UPDATE: EEO-1, Component 2 Report


Posted By on Sep 13, 2019

Today the EEOC filled a notice in the Federal Register that it will not renew the requirement that employers submit an EEO-1, Component 2 report, at least in 2020.   Commentary This does not change the current report filing deadline of September 30th,2019. However, EEOC plans to review the outcome of the EEO-1, Component 2 before taking further action.   What This Means: All employers of 50 or more must still meet the September 30th,...

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Are you ready? The OFCCP broadcasted in the end of 2018 that there were going to be “more desk audits in 2019.” The time has come to be prepared for what could be a challenging time for many Federal Contractors and Federal Subcontractors both as CSAL notices continue to be sent from D.C. HR Specialties is hosting a “Tuesday Topics” webinar to talk about the specific trends of the audits and what to expect....

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Directive 2018 – 07


Posted By on Dec 10, 2018

OFCCP has recently published several new Directives with important information for employers who are federal contractors and subcontractors. One of these, Directive 2018-07, is focused on employers who are either late with yearly AAP update(s), or who fail to prepare them at all. According to this directive, OFCCP will no longer grant extensions for data submission to employers who receive audit notices. This will have significant...

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