2017 TILG EEO-AA Practitioner Award Winner

Posted on September 12, 2017

At the September 8, 2017 Triangle Industry Liaison Group (TILG) Meeting the prestigious TILG EEO-AA Practitioner Award was presented to Inderdeep Chatrath, Ph.D. She was recognized as an outstanding TILG member for the excellent contributions she has made locally and nationally in the areas of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action programs. Inderdeep Chatrath is . . . read more

2016 TILG EEO-AA Practitioner Award Winner

Posted on October 13, 2016

At the September 8, 2016 Triangle Industry Liaison Group (TILG) Meeting the inaugural TILG EEO-AA Practitioner Award was presented to Maria Hicks-Few. She was recognized as an outstanding TILG member who inspires excellence and dedication in equal employment opportunity and affirmative action programs. Maria Hicks-Few is the Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the City of . . . read more

September 8, 2016 Gallery

Posted on September 16, 2016

TILG celebrated 25 years as an ILG at the September 8, 2016 Quarterly Meeting.  As part of our celebration, we presented an EEO/AA Practitioner Award to Maria Hicks-Few, Diversity and Inclusion Office with The City of Greensboro.  Congratulations Maria and Happy Anniversary TILG!! . . . read more

OFCCP Sets 2016 VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark at 6.9 Percent

Posted on August 29, 2016

The 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 that BLS release date.   Contractors who adopted the previous year’s national . . . read more

OFCCP Scheduling Letter Renewed For Three Years

Posted on August 29, 2016

OFCCP’s Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing have been renewed for three years by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB authorization expires on June 30, 2019. Starting on July 1, 2016, OFCCP will begin using the renewed letter to initiate supply and service compliance evaluations OFCCP made clarifying edits to the Scheduling Letter . . . read more

OFCCP Announces its Final Rule Updating Sex Discrimination Guidelines – Effective August 15, 2016

Posted on August 29, 2016

On June 10, 2016 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule that sets forth the requirements that covered contractors must meet under the provisions of Executive Order 11246 that prohibit sex discrimination in employment.  The Final Rule replaces the outdated sex discrimination guidelines from 1970 with new regulations that align . . . read more

EEOC Announces Proposed Addition of Pay Data to Annual EEO-1 Reports

Posted on February 2, 2016

On Friday, January 29th, the 7th anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the EEOC announced their proposal revision to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) to include collecting pay data from employers, including federal contractors, with more than 100 employees. This new data will assist the agency in identifying possible pay . . . read more

OFCCP Posts Video Encouraging Self-Identification of Disability

Posted on October 13, 2015

In conjunction with the Department of Labor’s celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has posted a short video entitled Disability Inclusion Starts With You. This public service announcement-style video encourages applicants and employees with disabilities to voluntarily self-identify by explaining the key role that self-identification plays . . . read more

OFCCP Announces a Final Rule to Promote Pay Transparency

Posted on September 11, 2015

The OFCCP published its Pay Transparency Final Rule in the Federal Register implementing Executive Order 13665, issued by President Obama in April 2014.  The Pay Transparency Final Rule prohibits Federal contractors from discriminating against, in any manner, employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. The . . . read more

Federal Contractors to Provide Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Posted on September 9, 2015

President Obama signed an Executive Order which will require Federal Contractors to provide up to seven days per year of paid sick leave to employees.  The rule will apply to contracts that are solicited or awarded starting on January 1, 2017.  The EO will provide paid sick time off to employees, including those that would normally . . . read more