ERS Group Insights

Each day ERS Group’s experts interact with clients engaged in complex legal, regulatory, and business matters. Our work requires us to remain up to date with these issues, and we share our insights through our blog.

OFCCP's Updated Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing

- Monday, July 18, 2016

As of July 1, 2016 OFCCP began using the OMB-approved updated scheduling letter, compliance check letter and itemized listing request. more >

Am I a Protected Veteran?

- Wednesday, December 16, 2015

An infographic with the title, “Am I A Protected Veteran?” was jointly published by the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in August of this year. more >

Impending Overtime Rules Impact Millions of Americans

- Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Overtime pay has been at the forefront of the Obama Administration’s and the Department of Labor’s (DOL) agendas, and changes to two key rules translate this interest into impact for millions of US workers and their employers. more >

Adverse Impact Still an Issue for OFCCP

- Tuesday, November 03, 2015

The OFCCP’s “Class Member Locator,” website first unveiled on October 2, allows interested parties to follow the progress of settlements with the agency. It also provides insight into issues the agency is enforcing, including adverse impact in hiring. more >

The 2015 EEO-1 Portal is Open - Are you ready to file?

- Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Whether you have filed a report in the past, or are new to the EEO-1 Report, you may wish to review the guidelines this year. As of August 21, 2015, the EEOC has revised some of its requirements, and the new 2015 EEO-1 Portal is now open. more >

VETS-4212 Report - what you need to know now

- Thursday, August 20, 2015

It's crucial for federal contractors and subcontractors to capture the relevant employee data on protected veterans needed to put together the VETS-4212 Report now. more >

Help for Federal Contractors

- Tuesday, July 21, 2015

2014-2015 has been a transition period for federal contractors, and to help them, OFCCP has provided sample AAPs for Section 503 and VEVRAA.  Learn more about this and similar resources here. more >

The CFPB In Action

- Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The CFPB was active in 2014, and 2015 appears to be similarly full of new detailed requirements that will affect a large number of financial institutions engaged in mortgage, auto, and student lending, as well as other forms of consumer credit. more >

SEC and New Executive Compensation Disclosure

- Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 to propose new rules (Release No. 34-74835) that would require certain publicly held companies to disclose the relationship between the compensation “actually paid” to Named Executive Officers (NEOs) and the company’s financial performance. more >

EEOC Enforcement and Litigation 2014-2015

- Wednesday, April 15, 2015

What can employers expect from the EEOC in 2015?  A look back at 2014 may give some indication of the direction the agency will take. more >

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