* October 11, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Guide For Educational Institutions with Federal Contracts
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a new Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for Educational Institutions to assist them in meeting their legal requirements and responsibilities as federal contractors.
* October 1, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Kicks Off National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Presidential Proclamation
WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald J. Trump today issued a proclamation recognizing October 2019 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), initiating a series of coast-to-coast events and activities to honor the contributions workers with disabilities make to America's workplaces and economy. The theme for 2019 is "The Right Talent, Right Now."
* September 30, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Awards Contract to Assist Veterans In Transition to Civilian Workforce
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment & Training Services (VETS) today announced a Transition Assistance Program (TAP) contract to provide employment-related transition services, such as classroom instruction, personalized career transition assistance and apprenticeship placement services to approximately 200,000 transitioning service members annually at military installations worldwide.
* September 5, 2019
Back to School: U.S. Department of Labor Offers New Guidance and Assistance for Educational Institutions and Federal Contractors
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced guidance clarifying affirmative action program (AAP) development for academic institutions and other contractors with campus-like settings, and advancing the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* September 4, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Extends Deadline for Excellence in Disability Inclusion Awards Submissions
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor has extended the application submission deadline for its Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) Awards to November 1. Employers who have already submitted an application may update it if desired.
The EDI Awards will recognize federal contractors who excel in this regard through two levels of recognition: