US Labor Department seeks to improve job opportunities for Americans with disabilities by setting historic hiring goal for federal contractors and subcontractors

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor  is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and  subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people  with disabilities, among other requirements. The department’s Office of Federal  Contract Compliance Programs invites public comment on…

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US Labor Department files complaint against Cargill Meat Solutions for discrimination at Springdale, Ark., facility

Suit seeks back wages and job offers for more than 4,000 affected job applicants, cancellation of federal contracts SPRINGDALE, Ark. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal  Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against federal  contractor Cargill Meat Solutions, alleging that the company systematically  discriminated against…

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US district court rules United Space Alliance must give US Labor Department access to information for review of its Cape Canaveral, Fla., facility

Decision supports February ruling by Office of Administrative Law Judges WASHINGTON — The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that United Space Alliance LLC must supply  the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs  with compensation information requested for a review of the…

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