In a 4-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions plan at University of Texas. The case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, revolved around race in the admissions process. The University of Texas system provides for race to be considered as one factor in admissions.
The OFCCP has made revisions to its Functional Affirmative Action Program directive. The updated directive received approval from the Office of Management and Budget, and went into effect in late April 2016.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has released updated regulations on the employment of veterans and individuals with disabilities under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.
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