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
On June 29, 2017, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the implementation of Executive Order 13780 (EO-2), which went into effect on June 29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time (ET) after the Supreme Court’s recent opinion.
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Minneapolis’s Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Applies to All Employees Who Work in City, State Supreme Court Rules
The City of Minneapolis’s Sick and Safe Time Ordinance requiring employers with employees who perform at least 80 hours of work in a year in the city with paid time off for illness or other personal matters does not conflict with state laws on the subject, nor does it unlawfully extend the city’s laws outside its geographic boundaries.