All Publications and Memoranda

Memo
22-150
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC’s most recent virtual member roundtable featured a discussion of the compliance implications of the Supreme Court’s controversial abortion ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.


Memo
22-149
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The influential federal appeals court has issued a second ruling in a case that goes to the heart of determining whether a company is a “joint employer” under the National Labor Relations Act. It’s complicated though, as our memo attempts to explain.


Memo
22-148
Monday, August 8, 2022

One of the very few so-called must-pass bills that Congress enacts every year is the National Defense Authorization Act, the annual measure that authorizes national defense spending. Knowing it’s a must pass bill, House Democrats added a slew of unio


Memo
22-147
Monday, August 8, 2022

WEB WORKSHOP SCHEDULED. A National Academies of Sciences panel commissioned by the EEOC to analyze the “Component 2” pay and hours-worked data collected in 2017 and 2018 has issued its report. Our memo summarizes the panel’s findings.


Memo
22-146
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

The Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service is now accepting completed VETS-4212 forms from covered federal contractors and subcontractors for the 2022 filing season. Completed reports must be filed by September 30.


Memo
22-145
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

According to data obtained by CWC from Immigration and Customs Enforcement pursuant to a FOIA request, the number of worksite investigations, including routine I-9 audits, dropped dramatically during the first year of the Biden Administration.


Memo
22-144
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board has signed “Memoranda of Understanding” with both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice to coordinate enforcement of alleged employment practices that stifle competition.


Memo
22-143
Monday, August 1, 2022

In an announcement last week that also indicates its online AAP-VI Portal remains open despite a June 30 certification deadline, OFCCP has clarified that federal contractors that have not yet certified but have a pending Help Desk request made before


Memo
22-142
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Exercising his authority pursuant to an order issued by his predecessor, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has overturned a ruling issued earlier this year by DOL’s Administrative Review Board that held that OFCCP had to use neutral criteria in scheduli


Memo
22-140
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The EEOC has posted the latest update to its What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws FAQs.


Memo
22-141
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

A federal trial court has ruled that the EEOC’s expanded sexual orientation/gender identity guidance cannot be enforced against 20 different states that brought a lawsuit alleging that the guidance exceeds the EEOC’s authority.


Memo
22-139
Monday, July 25, 2022

Sometime this fall, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to publish a proposed rule that would significantly expand the human capital data that covered companies would be required to disclose.


Memo
22-138
Thursday, July 21, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Department of Labor has published proposed regulations pursuant to a Biden Executive Order issued late last year that would require a successor contractor on a contract covered by the Service Contract Act to give the pr


Memo
22-136
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

We are pleased to announce the association’s 2022-2023 Leadership Team.


Memo
22-137
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

An individual who files a discrimination charge with the EEOC or who makes a charge inquiry through the agency’s online portal now has the option of using a non-binary identification marker.


Memo
22-134
Monday, July 18, 2022

New guidance posted recently by the Department of Labor serves as a reminder that the Family and Medical Leave Act covers serious mental health conditions as well as serious physical health conditions.


Memo
22-135
Monday, July 18, 2022

Our memo provides the latest information regarding the “HIRE” initiative, a joint effort between the EEOC and OFCCP launched last January that is designed to “identify strategies to remove unnecessary barriers to hiring and to promote effective, job-


Memo
22-133
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

While there has been no official announcement from OFCCP, the online Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface (AAP-VI) Contractor Portal is still open, despite a June 30 certification deadline. Our memo delves into the possible reasons why.


Memo
22-131
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

We are pleased to present highlights from CWC’s recently completed and highly successful virtual 2022 Compliance, Diversity, and Inclusion Summit.


Memo
22-132
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC is pleased to provide the latest edition of CWC Interstate, a summary of notable workplace-related state and local compliance developments that have occurred since our last update in May.


Memo
22-130
Monday, July 11, 2022

This ruling by a divided three-judge panel of the federal appeals court serves as a reminder that a drug testing policy should be clear in its terms and applied consistently in order to minimize potential claims of discrimination.


Memo
22-129
Monday, July 11, 2022

In a major ruling issued just before its current term ended, the Supreme Court provided guidance on the so-called major questions doctrine, a legal theory that can be invoked to challenge an agency rule that has significant economic and political con


Memo
22-128
Thursday, July 7, 2022

MEMBER ROUNDTABLE SCHEDULED. The Supreme Court’s recent ruling overturning the nearly 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision is prompting questions from our members regarding how new abortion restrictions might intersect with their workplace compliance obl


Memo
22-127
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

The latest in our virtual member roundtable discussions focused on the challenges of complying with differing state and local workplace requirements, and the availability of technologies that might assist in helping companies to comply.


Memo
22-126
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Under a new Executive Order signed by President Biden, federal agencies have been tasked with developing Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity “Action Plans” in a step that could ultimately require employers to collect and report such data to the federa


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