UA and MCAA Discuss Affirmative Action Issues with DoL Compliance Officials

September 23, 2016

The UA’s Director of Training Chris Haslinger and MCAA General Counsel John McNerney gave a 90- minute presentation to the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on September 22, 2016. The presentation covered jointly administered training programs, collective bargaining agreement worker dispatch practices, hiring hall operations and MCAA member hiring procedures.

The program was the first ever training program related to OFCCP’s upcoming emphasis on Executive Order 11246, which deals witth compliance and enforcement of affirmative action outreach and non-discrimination requirements for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities foprime contractors and subcontractors on direct federal and federally assisted mega construction projects.

This MCAA and UA outreach grew out of the organizations’ collaboration and joint comments to DoL on new written affirmative action program requirements and a number of other DoL regulatory initiatives put forth by the outgoing Administration.

 

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