Many hospitals and other healthcare providers are government contractors, and must comply with various laws and regulations enforced by the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), but don't realize it. As a result, they may be failing to satisfy various obligations imposed on government contractors, such as the requirement to have an affirmative action plan. For more on who's covered and what to do about it, see this article.
David Barmak is Chair of Mintz Levin’s Employment, Labor and Benefits Section and the editor of this blog. He has extensive experience as a trial lawyer and advisor on a broad range of employment law issues.