The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a final rule implementing President Obama’s executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees for discussing or inquiring about their own compensation or that of other employees. The final rule takes effect January 11, 2016 for covered federal contractors.
On April 8, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13665, which prohibits federal contractors from maintaining pay secrecy policies. This executive order amended section 202 of Executive Order 11246, which requires federal agencies to include an equal opportunity (EO) clause in all government contracts.
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See earlier article on this subject here: http://gtpac.org/2014/09/25/proposed-rule-prohibits-federal-contractors-from-firing-employees-who-discuss-pay/