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National Interest Exemptions
OFCCP issues a national interest exemption to facilitate response efforts for COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 March 17, 2020 – June 17, 2020, subject to possible extension, new Federal contracts to provide COVID-19 relief efforts will be exempt from several obligations under Executive Order 11246; The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act; and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.