South Florida Industry Liaison Group - Latest News http://www.sfilg.org/news.html Pay Transparency Manual/Poster Updates -- ACTION REQUIRED NOW! http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=203 The OFCCP's new Pay Transparency rules, effective January 11, 2016, require immediate updates to contractors' employment manuals and "EEO is the Law" posting. Read more below .... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:56:22 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=203 The Fiber, The Thread, The Weaver, The Web http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=204 Deconstructing your Organization's Affirmative Action Program, presented by FordHarrison. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:52:21 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=204 OFCCP's Revised Scheduling Letter Approved by OMB http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=192 On September 30, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget approved the OFCCP's revised scheduling letter and itemized list, which clears the way for the OFCCP to used these forms for all future compliance evaluations. Read more .... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:13:25 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=192 OFCCP Publishes Proposed Equal Pay Report Regulations http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=191 On August 6, 2014, the OFCCP issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require covered contractors to annually submit a report concerning compensation paid to their workforce. Read more .... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:45:46 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=191 EO 11246 Amended to Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=190 On July 21, 2014, President Obama amended Executive Order 11246 to include sexual orientation and gender identity in the list of statuses protected from discrimination by federal contractors. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:32:19 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=190 OFCCP Directive re Gender Identity and Sex Discrimination http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=189 Effective August 19, 2014, the OFCCP announced in Directive 2014-02 that for enforcement purposes discrimination based upon gender identify or transgender status will be treated as a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Executive Order 11246. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:49 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=189 OFCCP Places 5-year Moratorium on TRICARE Contractor Enforcement http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=188 Effective May 7, 2014, the OFCCP issued Directive 2014-01, in which is announced the establishment of a 5-year moratorium on the enforcement of affirmative action requirements on TRICARE subcontractors. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:48:57 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=188 OFCCP Publishes Proposed Pay Transparency Rules http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=153 On September 17, 2014, the OFCCP published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) amending the Executive Order 11246 Equal Opportunity Clause to require pay transparency among federal contractors. The comment period is open for 90 days! Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:25:05 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=153 OMB Approves Section 503 Self-Identification Form http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=183 On January 22, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget approved the form contractors must use as their Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability invitation for applicants and employees. Read below for more detail and a link to the form. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:41:03 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=183 Call for Nominations for NILG Board Vacancy http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=180 Call for Nominations for an NILG Board Vacancy for the Southeastern Region. Nominations must be submitted by November 18, 2013. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:30:40 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=180 OFCCP Releases New VEVRAA and Section 503 Regulations http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=179 The wait is over. On August 27, 2013, the OFCCP released its new rules regarding affirmative action for veterans and individuals with disabilities. SFILG will be working to ensure you have the information necessary to comply with these new requirements. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:33:21 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=179 Federal Court Decision Clarifies OFCCP Jurisdiction Over Health Care Providers http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=175 A Federal District Court has issued a much anticipated decision regarding the OFCCP's jurisdiction over health care providers, ruling that those providing health care services through HMOs to covered federal employees are covered "subcontractors." Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:06:16 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=175 OFCCP Publishes New Compensation Directive; Rescinds 2006 Compensation Guidelines http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=173 Effective February 28, 2013, the OFCCP has rescinded the "Voluntary Guidelines" and "Compensation Standards" that were issued by the OFCCP 2006, and replaces them with OFCCP Policy Directive 307. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:45:29 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=173 Interested In Joining The SFILG Board of Directors? http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=133 The SFILG Board is comprised of a group of affirmative action professionals who volunteer their time to organize and carry our the mission of the South Florida ILG. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:20:14 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=133 OFCCP Publishes Proposed Section 503 Regulations Revisions http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=164 On December 8, 2011, the OFCCP published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes significant revisions to the OFCCP's Section 503 Regulations concerning affirmative action for individuals with disabilities. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:59:05 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=164 OFCCP Proposes Changes To Scheduling Letter http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=160 In May 2011, the OFCCP proposed substantial changes to the Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing that the OFCCP uses to initate compliance audits. The changes will results in significant additional obligations on contractors at the initial audit stage. Tue, 06 Dec 2011 08:16:35 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=160 Miami-Dade Business Leadership Network -- Cocktails for a Cause http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=161 As tough as the economic times are, imagine how much tougher they are for persons with disabilities seeking the opportunity to work and earn a paycheck. Join the MDBLN in supporting its mission of promoting employment for individuals with disabilities. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:02:03 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=161 OFCCP Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Compensation http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=155 In August, the OFCCP issues an Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking seeking input on the OFCCP's development and implementation of a new compensation data collection tool. Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:54:23 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=155 OFCCP Discontinues Active Case Management Procedures http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=146 On December 2, 2010, the OFCCP issued a Transmittal rescinding the the agency's Active Case Management Procedures for conducting audits of services and supplies contractors. Thu, 19 May 2011 07:35:16 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=146 OFCCP Discontinues I-9 Inspections As Part of Audit Process http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=145 In a DOL Transmittal dated November 16, 2010, the OFCCP announces that inspection of an employer's I-9s will no longer be part of the OFCCP's on-site audit procedures. Thu, 19 May 2011 07:31:57 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=145 Useful Contact Information for Veterans Outreach http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=151 With the OFCCP's current focus on outreach to veterans, contractors need to ensure that they are proactively establishing relationships with their local veterans employment representatives and engaging in other outreach efforts. Thu, 19 May 2011 07:30:30 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=151 OFCCP Issues New Active Case Enforcement Directive http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=150 On December 16, 2010, the OFCCP issued Directive 295 setting forth the OFCCP's new Active Case Enforcement (ACE) procedures. The ACE procedures replace the OFCCP's Active Case Management (ACM) procedures that previously governed OFCCP audits. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 09:27:02 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=150 OFCCP Issues New Directive Re: Jurisdiction Over Health Care Providers http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=147 Despite pending legal challenges to the OFCCP's jurisdiction, the OFCCP has issued a new directive asserting jurisdiction over hospitals providing services to TriCare (military) beneficiaries or through an HMO providing benefits to federal employees. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:29:15 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=147 Miami Choose Work Event http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=143 On November 16-17, 2010, the Ticket to Work program national, state and local partners will be hosting a training entitled "Helping SSA Beneficiaries with Disabilities Choose Work." Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:03:53 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=143 Best Practices Re: Adverse Impact http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=141 The Center for Corporate Equality (CCE) recently put together a Technical Advisory Committee to come up with Best Practices around adverse impact. For the reports resulting from the TAC's effort, click here. Wed, 10 Nov 2010 14:46:55 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=141 OFCCP's Wiithdrawal of Compensation Standards Reaches the OMB http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=140 On October 25, 2010, the OFCCP formally submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a notice to formally rescind the systematic compensation discrimination standards that were adopted by the agency in June 2006. Wed, 10 Nov 2010 14:32:24 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=140 OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu's Briefing To The NELI http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=138 In October, OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu presented an Affirmative Action briefing at the National Employment Law Institute (NELI)'s affirmative action conference. Click here for a copy of Director Shiu's presentation. Mon, 08 Nov 2010 06:14:29 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=138 DOL Announces Requirement Of Posting NLRA Notice To Employees http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=130 New Employee Notification Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:31:12 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=130 OFCCP Issues Procedures For Verifying Compliance With E.O. 13496 http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=131 On June 15, 2010, the DOL issued final regulations implementing Executive Order 13496 by requiring all federal contractors to post work place notices informing employees of their rights under the NLRA. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:29:21 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=131 Patricia Shiu's Keynote Speech -- National ILG Conference http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=135 For those who were not able to attend the National ILG Conference in early August, find out what OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu had to say in her keynote speech to attendees. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:28:12 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=135 National ILG's Comments Submitted on Section 503 (Rehabilitation Act) http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=137 This summer the OFCCP called for the submission of comments concerning how the regulations enforcing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act can be strengthened to better facilitate the employment of individuals with disabilities. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:27:28 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=137 OFCCP Seeks Contractor Input on Amending Section 503 Regulations http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=134 On July 23, 2010, the OFCCP issued an advance notice to the public of the OFCCP's intention to amend the affirmative action requirements of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. The deadline for submitting comments is September 21, 2010. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:25:23 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=134 IMPORTANT PLANNING SURVEY -- Southeast Regional ILG Conference http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=136 Would you attend a Southeast Regional ILG Conference? Where should it be held? This attached survey will provide critical feedback to the ILG Chairs in planning a 2010 Regional Conference. Make your views known and you could win a $50 visa gift card! Fri, 05 Nov 2010 07:13:57 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=136 Letter From Regional Director, Evelyn Teague http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=128 We received the following update from Regional Director, Evelyn Teague, concerning OFCCP staffing changes and the OFCCP's staffing of ARRA audits. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:09:23 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=128 From The SFILG Chair http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=107 Welcome to the new SFILG.org website! We are very excited to introduce our members and guests to our new website, located at http://www.SFILG.org! Click here to find out how to get started on the new website. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:04:54 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=107 Stand Among Friends -- Assistive Technology Lab http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=126 Stand Among Friends, a non-profit organization formed to promote opportunity for individuals with disabilities, has anounced the opening of its new state-of-the-art Assistive Technology Lab. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:03:38 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=126 OFCCP Town Hall Listening Series http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=116 OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu will be hosting three Town Hall Listening Sessions to provide a critical opportunity for stakeholders to provide suggestions to enhance the agency’s existing regulations and improve compliance. Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:02:36 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=116 OFCCP Fall 2009 Regulatory Agenda http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=117 On December 7th, the Department's semiannual agenda was made available online at www.dol.gov/asp/regs/agenda.htm and at www.regulations.gov. The regulatory agenda is a listing of all the regulations the Department of Labor expects to have under active con Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:01:37 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=117 2010 Lois Baumerich Award Nomination http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=127 Nominate Someone Today for the 2010 Lois Baumerich Award given annually by the National Industry Liaison Group! Wed, 29 Sep 2010 07:57:25 GMT http://www.sfilg.org/article.html?aid=127