Workforce Investment Act; Native American Employment and Training Council, Meeting
Pursuant to Section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Public Law 92-463), as amended, and Section 166 (h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIA. Despite our efforts to get this meeting notice published at least fifteen days before the first day of the meeting, we were unable to do so. The meeting notice was published in the Federal Register on December 5, 2014, and information about this meeting has been disseminated through the Employment and Training Administration's Web site and list serves.
Implementation of Executive Order 13672 Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity by Contractors and Subcontractors
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is revising the regulations implementing Executive Order (EO) 11246, as amended, in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 13672, ``Further Amendments to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity,'' which was signed by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2014. EO 13672 amended EO 11246, which previously only prohibited discrimination by Federal contractors and subcontractors on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin and required them to take affirmative measures to prevent discrimination on those bases from occurring. More specifically, EO 13672 amended section 202 and section 203 of EO 11246, by substituting the phrase ``sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin'' for ``sex or national origin.'' This final rule implements EO 13672 by making the same substitution wherever the phrase ``sex or national origin'' appears in the regulations implementing EO 11246.