Author: Connie Bertram

Microsoft Agrees to Shell Out $3 Million to Resolve Hiring Allegations Raised by OFCCP

October 19, 2020 Government Contractors

On September 4, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement (ERCA) with Microsoft Corporation, resolving allegations that the contractor engaged in discriminatory practices in its hiring and selection processes at several facilities. In exchange for a five-year moratorium on compliance evaluations […]

DOL Clarifies When FFCRA Child Care Leave Is Available For In-Person and Remote Learning

September 3, 2020 Government Contractors

On August 27, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a guidance document (98-100) clarifying how the childcare provisions of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) apply to various remote and in-person learning situations of the children of employees. The FFCRA generally requires private employers with fewer than 500 employees and […]