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Hurricane Recovery National Interest Exemptions

Hurricane Harvey National Interest Exemption

Due to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a temporary exemption from certain federal contracting requirements. For a period of three months, from September 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017, subject to possible extension, new Federal contracts to provide Hurricane–Harvey relief efforts will be exempt from having to develop written affirmative action programs as required by Executive Order 11246; The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act; and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. This National Interest Exemption was initially issued August 31, 2017 but was revised September 7, 2017 to clarify that the National Interest Exemption also applies to construction contracts.

Hurricane Irma National Interest Exemption

Due to the devastation of Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a temporary exemption from certain federal contracting requirements. For a period of three months, from September 8, 2017 to December 8, 2017, subject to possible extension, new Federal contracts to provide Hurricane–Irma relief efforts will be exempt from having to develop written affirmative action programs as required by Executive Order 11246; The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act; and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Hurricane Maria National Interest Exemption

Due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a temporary exemption from certain federal contracting requirements. For a period of three months, from September 21, 2017 to December 21, 2017, subject to possible extension, new Federal contracts to provide Hurricane–Maria relief efforts will be exempt from having to develop written affirmative action programs as required by Executive Order 11246; The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act; and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.