Join the SBA and other federal agencies for the 2021 Virtual Department of Labor Forum

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Virtual DOL Forum
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Join the SBA and Nearly a Dozen Federal Agencies on Compliance Assistance and Construction Employment Training!

The Small Business Administration joins other employment and small business-related federal agencies April 7-8 for the U.S. Department of Labor's two-day Virtual DOL Forum 2021 event. Learn about the following issues and programs that could benefit your small business in the area of construction and labor training:

  • Construction Contacting Compliance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Support
  • Wage Determination Surveys
  • Unemployment Insurance Programs
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • SBA Small Business Programs
  • USERRA Protections for National Guard and Reserve Employees

Day 1

  • 8 - 9 am - Welcome Panel and Introductions
  • 9 -10 am - "FLSA Compliance Principles in the Construction Industry" (Hosted by Wage and Hour Division)
  • 10 - 10:15 am - Break
  • 10:15 - 11 am - "COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act" (Hosted by Wage and Hour Division)
  • 11 - 11:30 am - Lunch
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - "Davis-Bacon (Related) Act Overview" (Hosted by Wage and Hour Division)
  • 12:30 - 1 pm - "Executive Order 13706 Paid Sick Leave (PSL) Overview" (Hosted by Wage and Hour Division)
  • 1 - 1:15 pm - Break
  • 1:15 - 2:15 pm - "Davis-Bacon Wage Determination Surveys" (Hosted by Wage and Hour Division)
  • 2:15 - 3 pm - "Compliance Assistance for Construction Contractors" (Hosted by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs)
  • 3 - 3:30 pm - "Importance of Outreach and Recruitment in Equal Employment Opportunities" (Hosted by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs)

Day 2

  • 8 - 8:15 am - Introductions and Agenda Overview
  • 8:15 - 9 am - "How Job Corps, Registered Apprenticeship, and the American Job Center Network Can Help You Meet Your Workforce Needs" (Hosted by Employment and Training Administration)
  • 9 - 9:30 am - "Responsibilities and Rights with the Unemployment Insurance Program" (Hosted by Employment and Training Administration)
  • 9:30 - 9:45 am - Break
  • 9:45 - 11 am - "Current Regulatory Initiatives and Emphasis in the Construction Industry" (Hosted by Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
  • 11 - 11:30 am - Lunch
  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm - "The Post-Pandemic Economy and the National Recovery Highlighting State and Industry Employment Conditions" (Hosted by Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • 12:15 - 1 pm - "Employee Benefit Plans" (Hosted by Employee Benefit Security Administration)
  • 1 - 1:30 pm - "The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994" (Hosted by Veterans' Employment and Training Service)
  • 1:30 - 1:45 pm - Break
  • 1:45 - 2:30 pm - "Small Business Administration Programs" (Hosted by The Small Business Administration)
  • 2:30 - 3 pm - "Overview of OSHA's Whistleblower Protections" (Hosted by Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
  • 3 - 3:30 pm - "US Department of Housing and Urban Development Davis Bacon Labor Standards" (Hosted by Housing and Urban Development)

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