Final Rule Prohibiting Certain Federal Contractors from Discriminating Against Workers Who Discuss Pay: Effective Jan 11, 2016

On September 10, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued the Final Rule that prohibits certain federal contractors from discriminating against workers who discuss compensation. The rule goes into effect on January 11, 2016. The Final Rule implements Executive Order 13665, signed by President Obama on April 8, 2014, and stems from … Continue reading Final Rule Prohibiting Certain Federal Contractors from Discriminating Against Workers Who Discuss Pay: Effective Jan 11, 2016

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Religious Accommodations in the Workplace, According to the EEOC

There may come a time when employers are faced with an employee request for a religious accommodation. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits employers with at least 15 employees, as well as employment agencies and unions, from discriminating in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. … Continue reading Religious Accommodations in the Workplace, According to the EEOC

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