Labor Department and Criminal Background Checks

In July 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor has recently released its Federal Contractor Compliance Manual.  The 536-page manual and comes from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM), U.S. Dep’t. of Labor, July 2013, available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/fccm/FCCM_FINAL_508c.pdf.  According to the OFCCP, the manual provides new and experienced compliance officers… Continue reading Labor Department and Criminal Background Checks

AG Holder and Secretary Perez Tour Jail; Tout Jobs

On July 29, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Labor Secretary Tom Perez toured a correctional facility in Boyds, Maryland touting the benefits of jobs and education programs for inmates to help them prepare for a work life after prison.  As reported by NPR, Secretary Perez said that “We have 2,700 American job centers… Continue reading AG Holder and Secretary Perez Tour Jail; Tout Jobs