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Employment Law Alert – Executive Order Limiting Diversity and Inclusion Training for Federal Contractors on Pause for Now

January 4, 2021

On December 22, 2020, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide injunction as to Sections 4 and 5 of the President’s Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping (the “Executive Order”), which apply to federal contractors and entities which receive federal grants.

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Employment Law Alert – Expanded Religious Exemptions for Federal Contractors

December 14, 2020

Employment Law Alert

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a new rule Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption, seeking to clarify for federal contractors the interplay between recent Supreme Court interpretations of religious freedom claims under Title VII and existing Executive Orders prohibiting discrimination in employment.

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