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Matthew J. Camardella

Long Island

P   631-247-4639
F   631-247-0417



Matthew Camardella is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He directs the preparation of more than 400 AAPs each year and has defended hundreds of OFCCP audits for a broad range of employers across the country.

In addition, Mr. Camardella serves as the Practice Group lead on responding to OFCCP allegations of class-based discrimination. He spends significant time counseling clients about the design and implementation of company-wide AAP structures, applicant flow tracking systems, compensation practices and other complex “real world” compliance issues.

Mr. Camardella also is General Counsel to the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) and serves as Vice-Chair of the Philadelphia “Liberty” Industry Liaison Group (ILG). His work with the AAAA and ILG keeps him abreast of OFCCP enforcement trends.

Mr. Camardella joined Jackson Lewis in September, 1997. During law school, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor Law Journal and received the Award for Outstanding Performance in Labor and Employment Law.

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January 29, 2016
Bloomberg BNA

Matthew Camardella Comments on Challenges to OFCCP Audits

January 29, 2016

Matthew Camardella comments on the recent legal outcomes obtained by the OFCCP in Fourth Amendment denial-of-access cases in Bloomberg BNA's "Challenges to OFCCP Audits Baffle Some, Inspire Others."     Read More

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April 5, 2013

Hospitals Servicing Federal Employees through Provider Agreement with HMO Ruled Covered by Affirmative Action Regulations

April 5, 2013

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has jurisdiction over three hospitals receiving payments from a health plan for providing medical services to U.S. government employees, a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia judge has confirmed. UPMC Braddock v. Harris, No. 09-1210 (D.C. D.C. Mar. 30, 2013). The... Read More

March 29, 2013

OFCCP Issues Second Wave of Advance Scheduling Notification Letters

March 29, 2013

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has mailed Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (“CSALs”) to individual establishments identified for upcoming compliance reviews. The March 27, 2013, mailing is the Agency’s second wave of letters — the first was sent on November 14, 2012 (see our article,... Read More

February 27, 2013

OFCCP Rescinds Compensation Standards and Will Develop New 'Case-by-Case' Investigative Approach

February 27, 2013

In an effort to provide the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and its compliance officers “more flexibility” in the review of employer pay practices, the Agency has announced that it has taken off the books the compensation standards by which it determines whether covered contractors have engaged in prohibited... Read More