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OFCCP Issues Contract Requirement Exemptions for Alaskan Earthquake and California Wildfires

OFCCP Issues Contract Requirement Exemptions for Alaskan Earthquake and California Wildfires

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued additional temporary contracting requirement exemptions for new contracts following the aftermath of the Alaskan Earthquake and California Wildfires. The exemptions state that new federal contractors and subcontractors will be exempt from having to develop written affirmative action programs under Executive…

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New Federal Tax Credit Promotes Paid Family and Medical Leave

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Employers have access to a new federal tax credit starting this year. The new Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit provides employers an incentive to provide paid family and medical leave to their employees through 2019. In order to claim the credit, an employer must first have a qualifying written plan,…

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EEOC Says Denying Use of Service Dog Violates ADA

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is pursuing a North American trucking company in what could be a groundbreaking case on the use of service dogs and other emotional support animals on the job by persons with emotional disabilities. CRST Expedited Inc. is part of CRST International, one of the nation’s largest transportation companies providing…

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