Employers are feeling free to resume their diversity training plans now that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has reportedly suspended enforcement of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order (EO) restricting how certain employers can conduct training aimed at combating discrimination.
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Reports that the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) would suspend enforcement of EO 13950 follow issuance of a nationwide injunction against the EO on December 22, 2020. In addition, the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden is expected to formally rescind the order.
The EO, issued on September