New disability regulations issued by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) mandate that covered federal contractors and subcontractors invite applicants and employees to self-identify their disability status. This invitation—which must be solicited pre-offer, post-offer, and at various times during employment—must follow OFCCP’s requirements, either through an OFCCP-approved form or by using an identical copy of that form . After much delay, OFCCP’s disability self-identification form has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and is available on the OMB website.M
Recently, Alliance President & CEO Manar Morales spoke with Matt Keen, Managing Shareholder, and Michelle Wimes, Director of Professional Development and Inclusion, at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. about the work they have done with their firm’s flexibility policy and the creation of two Reduced Hours Advisor positions.
California Assembly Bill 9 (AB 9), sponsored by Assembly Members Eloise Reyes, Laura Friedman, and Marie Waldron, would expand employee protections related to harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
In a previous article, we noted the need for the new Ontario government to provide some clarity as to if and when the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 was going to be implemented. The government has now indicated that it will delay the implementation of the Act.