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Labor Law Requirements for Federal Contractors

Meeting Employment Laws Specific to Federal Contractors

If you have contracts or subcontracts with the federal government, you need to be aware of additional employment law responsibilities. Get insight on the major laws and regulations that differ from those for private employers.



Special Requirements for Federal Contractors
Special Requirements for Federal Contractors

Besides specific posting requirements notifying employees of their rights, you must support a drug-free workplace and confirm employment eligibility through the Internet-based E-Verify program. Read up on these employment law issues you face as a government contractor.

In this chapter, you'll learn:
  • Your requirements for using E-Verify to determine employment eligibility
  • How to comply with the Drug-Free Workplace Act
  • Mandatory postings for federal contractors
Equal Opportunity Employment and Federal Contractors

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) ensures that employers doing business with the federal government comply with non-discrimination and affirmative action laws. Be sure you’re following the specific requirements for equal opportunity employment in the workplace.

In this chapter, you'll learn:
  • General federal contractor requirements for fair hiring
  • The impact of the latest affirmative action rules
  • Mandatory EEO-1 reporting
Equal Opportunity Employment and Federal Contractors