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OFCCP Extends and Expands TRICARE Enforcement Moratorium

[05/31/18]

Posted on May 31, 2018 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

In happy news for the health care industry, OFCCP recently announced a two-year extension of its TRICARE enforcement moratorium. The agency’s self-initiated enforcement moratorium, which has been in effect for four years, is now scheduled to expire on May 7, 2021. OFCCP also expanded the scope of the moratorium to apply to providers under the... READ MORE

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“Unlucky” Companies Receive New Wave of “To Be Audited” Letters from OFCCP

[02/16/18]

Posted on February 16, 2018 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

Earlier this month, OFCCP mailed 1,000 letters to unlucky companies notifying them that they are on the agency’s “to be audited” list. Known as Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (“CSALs”), the letters are provided as a courtesy in the hope that the company will be better prepared for the compliance review that is soon to follow.... READ MORE

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It’s EEO-1 Report Filing Season. Are You Doing It Right?

[01/29/18]

Posted on January 29, 2018 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

Employers rightfully rejoiced last summer when they learned they would not be required to include pay data on their 2017 EEO-1 report. Indeed, as we reported last August, that new and controversial requirement has been put on hold—perhaps forever. But, covered employers are still required to report workforce race/ethnicity and gender information by job category. The deadline... READ MORE

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Federal Contractor “Blacklisting” Rules Are Now Dead

[04/03/17]

Posted on April 3, 2017 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

President Obama’s controversial Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673 (aka the “blacklisting” rule) has been eliminated. That means federal contractors will not be required to report labor violations as part of their federal contract bidding process. The related paycheck transparency requirements and prohibition against pre-dispute arbitration clauses related to Title VII claims... READ MORE

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