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OFCCP Seeks to Update Sex Discrimination Regulations
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) proposed updates to its sex discrimination regulations for the first time since they were issued 44 years ago.

'Substantial Cessation' ERISA Rules Amended
The closure of a plant may be intended to cut costs, but can result in liability under a little-known provision of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Supreme Court: No Inference in Favor of Lifetime Retiree Benefits
Silence about the duration of retiree health care benefits in a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) does not mean such benefits vest for life, according to a Supreme Court decision.

Inclement Weather Poses FLSA Challenges
When work closes because of inclement weather, exempt and nonexempt employees are treated differently under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Labor Relations
Bill Would Add Sixth Member to NLRB
A proposal to add a sixth member to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) could lead to gridlock at the agency, especially in controversial decisions.

Staffing Management
OFCCP Posts Two New FAQs on Veteran Self-Identification
In response to inquiries about a new reporting form for veterans, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) posted two new questions to its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the new Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) regulations.


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