Increasing the level of diversity through different forums such as training, community outreach. If at all possible, sensitivity and compassion training to allow stakeholders and employers opportunities as applicants.
Via Online Submission
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 2020
Re: Advancing Worker Equity at the U.S. Department of Labor
The Better For All Coalition came together with a shared goal to advance the rights of all workers, by centering the needs of Black and Immigrant workers to improve the working conditions and their accessibility to good union jobs.To really build... more »
Please see attached joint comments detailing the following recommendations:
1. Forced arbitration erodes legal protections ensuring workplace safety and fairness, disproportionately affecting women, people of color, and low-wage workers.
2. Curtailing the use of forced arbitration in federal contractor workplaces would promote workplace equity.
Swiftly adopt, implement, and enforce the proposed rule to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 per hour in 2022 and index it to inflation. More details: https://civilrights.org/resource/re-public-comments-on-rin-1235-aa41-increasing-the-minimum-wage-for-federal-contractors/
(iv) Equitable Federal Contractor Workplaces: DOL Should... more »
Both the workforce and wealth of institutional knowledge at the OFCCP shrunk following years of budget cuts and de-prioritization. Building back better will require not only administrative changes to insulate the office from political changes, but also a significant renewed federal funding investment in the office, its purpose, and the millions it serves.