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Legal Alert: OFCCP Announces Newly Scheduled "Listening Sessions"

Date   Jan 26, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced three upcoming Town Hall "Listening Sessions," which will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to make suggestions to enhance the agency's existing regulations and improve compliance.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced three upcoming Town Hall "Listening Sessions," which will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to make suggestions to enhance the agency's existing regulations and improve compliance.

The sessions are scheduled as follows:

  • February 4, 2010 – 2:00-4:00 pm EST: Listening session on amending the VEVRAA regulations.
  • February 5, 2010 – 10:00 am-12:00 pm EST: Listening session on amending Affirmative Action & Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • February 5, 20102:00-4:00 pm EST: Listening session on amending the regulations for Construction Contractors' Affirmative Action Requirements.

According to the OFCCP, employers can register for the listening sessions by contacting Henrietta Brinson at (312) 596-7011 or register via e-mail at brinson.henrietta@dol.gov.

If you have any questions regarding the affirmative action or nondiscrimination requirements for federal contactors and subcontractors, please contact Bennet Alsher, balsher@fordharrison.com, Linda Cavanna-Wilk, lcavanna-wilk@fordharrison.com, or Michelle Harkavy, mharkavy@fordharrison.com or the Ford & Harrison attorney with whom you usually work.