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By Lisa Schwarzkopf, AAP Specialist Kansas City Office, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP September 26, 2014 If you are a federal contractor, you may be feeling a bit picked on by the Department of Labor of late. It seems as though every regulatory change increases the burden for federal contractors. But not so with the Final…

Question: Is an employer required to have an affirmative action plan if the company has state contracts (particularly from states that may get federal funding)? Answer: Check the terms of the contract for each state to determine the funding of the contract and the compliance provisions. Many states have affirmative action program requirements for state…

Question: How long is a small employer required to keep job applications submitted through our website? We are in the state of Ohio. Answer: Before we discuss the records retention requirements for employment applications, here is the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s definition of an applicant submitting a request for employment through a company website: …

Question: We are a federal contractor and maintain an Affirmative Action Plan and file annual employer EEO-1 Annual Reports.  Can you tell us what reporting and records retention requirements there are for veterans, if any, that we should also be providing? Answer:  Your timing is great for this question, as the Department of Labor’s Veterans’…