News items and alerts related to COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 EEO-1 Filing Pushed to 2021

On May 7, 2020, the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) announced that they will delay the opening of EEO-1 data collection for the 2019 filing until 2021 due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Click here for details.

OFCCP Grants 3-Month Exemptions

To facilitate response efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic, OFCCP recently granted a three-month National Interest Exemption for contracts providing COVID-19 relief. Click here for details of the exemptions.

COVID-19 Updates for FAAP Participants

OFCCP’s Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) team is working remotely and is continuing to process Functional Affirmative Action Program requests and certifications. During the pandemic, they have made adjustments to ensure that they continue to maintain a high level of service for stakeholders consistent with current public health guidelines. Click here to see full update …

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Handling COVID-19 Accommodation Requests

JAN (Job Accommodation Network) recently published answers to questions on accommodating employees during the coronavirus epidemic in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Click here to see the complete article.

ADA, Rehabilitation Act & COVID-19

The EEOC has released important information on how workplace anti-discrimination laws and accommodations apply to the presence of COVID-19 in the workforce. Click here to see the complete notice.