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May 18, 2011
The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP), the agency that administers various affirmative action laws applicable to federal contractors, published proposed regulations on April 26, 2011, that, if implemented, will significantly increase contractors' obligations as they relate to protected veterans. 
May 16, 2011
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched I-9 Central, a new online resource center dedicated to Form I-9, the Employee Eligibility Verification form. This website is intended to provide employers and employees with one-click access to resources, tips and guidance to properly complete Form I-9 and better understand the Form I-9 process.
May 13, 2011
Registration is now open for AGC’s HR Professionals Conference, to be held October 4-6, 2011, at the Crowne Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.
May 12, 2011
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel filed a complaint April 20 against Boeing, claiming that Boeing violated federal labor law by building a second production line for its Dreamliner at a non-union factory in South Carolina in retaliation against past strikes by the unions. 
May 6, 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has scheduled five upcoming conferences throughout the country to educate federal contractors on the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and other federal contracting wage laws the agency enforces. 
May 5, 2011
On April 6, 2011, the Social Security Administration (SSA) resumed sending "Decentralized Correspondence" letters, commonly referred to as "no-match" letters, to individuals and employers notifying them of discrepancies between information reported on form W-2 and SSA records.   SSA stopped sending no-match letters during tax years 2007-2009 due to litigation over controversial regulations that were eventually rescinded.
May 5, 2011
On April 14, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a final rule that adopts, without changes, a 2009 interim rule that changed Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification form.
April 28, 2011
The AGC Labor and Employment Law Council held its 27th Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium on April 15 in Washington, DC.  Attorneys and chapter labor relations managers from across the country attended to learn about the latest developments in construction labor and employment law.
April 25, 2011
On April 7, 2011, AGC completed a webinar that provided compliance assistance training and best practices for federal and federally-assisted construction contractors governed by the requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) – the federal agency responsible for ensuring that those who do business with the federal government take affirmative action and refrain from unlawful discrimination.
April 7, 2011
AGC participated in a constructive meeting of the Construction Industry FASB Coalition with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to discuss the Board’s project to enhance financial disclosure standards for employers that contribute to multiemployer benefit plans. 

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