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The requirement for federal contractors to provide seven days (56 hours) of paid leave to employees for sickness and other purposes went into effect on January 1, 2017. On this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will provide training developed to assist federal contractors with compliance and offer clarity on the specifics of the new requirement.
This training will provide an overview of the following topics:
2. Exclusions from Coverage
3. Accrual and Use of Paid Sick Leave
4. Prohibited Actions and Violation under EO 13706
Senior Compliance Specialist, Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement
U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division
Bill Isokait has been a Senior Compliance Specialist with the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement since 2009. He is responsible for providing compliance advice and guidance on the application and administration of the prevailing wage and labor standards requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, Davis-Bacon Related Acts, Service Contract Act, the regulations implementing them, as well as the Executive Orders relating to them. Before DOL, Bill was a Counsel for Labor and Employment Law with AGC of America, Senior Director and Counsel for Government and Industry Relations with the American Subcontractors Association and Director of Advocacy for the National Funeral Directors Association.
Senior Advisor, Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement
U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division
William Brooks is a Senior Policy Advisor on the Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement Team in the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. William is a graduate of Bowie State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. William started his Federal Service in 1999 with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and in 2001; William moved to Department of Labor and quickly moved through the ranks to become a Senior Analyst and an Acting Section Chief in the Branch of Service Contracts Wage Determinations Section. In 2006, Mr. Brooks moved to the Branch of Government Contract Enforcement Team and became a Senior Analyst. In 2012, William became the Senior Policy Advisor for the Service Contract Act in the Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement Team. Some of William’s accomplishments include work crafting and implementing the Regulations for Executive Order 13495 “Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts”, Executive Order 13658 “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors”, and Executive Order 13706 “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors” as well receiving a Secretary of Achievement Award for his work on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. William is also a trainer for Wage and Hour Investigative training classes.
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