2nd Obama Term May Cement Contractor Hiring Overhaul

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 9:52 PM EST) -- Now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, an emboldened Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs will likely move to finalize unpopular contractor affirmative action rules that aim to boost employment for veterans and disabled workers, attorneys said.

The OFCCP, the U.S. Department of Labor division charged with regulating federal contractors' employment and affirmative action practices, has been particularly active under the Obama administration. It has pushed an ambitious regulatory overhaul that includes widely criticized new rules aimed at boosting affirmative action hires of veterans and...
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