Category Archives: Government Contractors

Federal Contractors and Employees to be LGBT Discrimination Free

Among the flood of executive orders coming from the White House recently, is one protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender federal contractors and employees.  Yesterday, President Obama signed an executive order that protects federal contractors from discrimination based on sexual … Continue reading

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Executive Order on Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

Massachusetts currently protects employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation, but most states currently do not. However, President Barak Obama may soon change that. It is expected that our President will soon sign an executive order barring federal government … Continue reading

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EEO-1 Report Deadline September 30, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the mailing of notification letters for the 2013 EEO-1 survey is complete. Federal law requires all private employers with 100 or more employees to file the EEO-1 report annually by September 30.  … Continue reading

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Proposed Rule Mandates Good Faith Attempt to Include Women and Minorities in Subcontracts

A proposed rule has been issued by the Department of Treasury, which would amend the Department of the Treasury Acquisition Regulation (“DTAR”). This rule would mandate that federal contractors, hired by the Department, must make good faith efforts to hire … Continue reading

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