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OFCCP Spring Regulatory Agenda

June 30, 2022

By Evan Szarenski

On Tuesday, June 21, the Biden Administration published its semi-annual regulatory agenda. The regulatory agenda reports on regulatory actions that executive agencies plan to take in both the near and long term. 

The full spring...

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OFCCP Publishes New Proposed FAAP Directive for Public Comment

June 06, 2022

By Evan Szarenski

On Friday, May 27, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a new proposed Functional Affirmative Action Programs (FAAPs) Directive for public comment. OFCCP is proposing to make several changes to the...

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Government Accountability Office (GAO) Recommends Enhancements for OFCCP Oversight

May 27, 2022

By Rosemary Cox

On Thursday, May 26, 2022, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report, GAO-22-104599, which outlined seven recommendations where the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP) could substantially...

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OFCCP 2022 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List Recap

May 26, 2022

On May 20, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released its first Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for federal fiscal year 2022. The 2022 federal fiscal year runs from October 1,...

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New Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) Release

May 20, 2022

Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its latest Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL), which is comprised of 376 Supply and Service establishment-based traditional compliance reviews, 12 Corporate...

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DCI Consulting Expands with Former OFCCP Hire Evan Szarenski

May 12, 2022

DCI Consulting Group, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce that Evan Szarenski has joined DCI’s Audit Strategy & Regulatory Affairs team as a Senior Consultant. The addition of Mr. Szarenski is a strategic hire for DCI, enhancing their commitment of...

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OFCCP Director Yang Shares Updates on Pending CSAL and Other Agency Initiatives

May 11, 2022

By: Amanda Bowman

The Institute for Workplace Equality (The Institute) Annual Summit opened with a Fireside chat between OFCCP Director Jenny Yang and DCI Consulting’s David Cohen. A lot of great information was shared, including an update on the...

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EEOC Provides Guidance Regarding Late Filers for EEO-1 Reports

April 29, 2022

By: Bill Osterndorf

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided guidance for employers that may be late filers for their EEO-1 reports.  A new FAQ item states that employers missing the May 17, 2022 deadline for filing must file...

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New VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Set at 5.5%

April 07, 2022

As expected, OFCCP has released an updated Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) benchmark effective March 31, 2022.

The new benchmark has been set at 5.5%, continuing the downward trend in benchmark percentages over the past...

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Certification is Live for OFCCP's New Contractor Portal

April 04, 2022

By Amanda Bowman, Rosemary Cox, Bill Osterndorf

On March 31, 2022, OFCCP opened the certification portion of the agency’s new Contractor Portal. OFCCP developed the Contractor Portal as a means to ensure that federal contractors and subcontractors...

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OFCCP Budget Justification for Fiscal Year 2023 Now Available

March 31, 2022

By Bill Osterndorf, Joanna Colosimo

OFCCP has released its Congressional Budget Justification for the fiscal year (FY) 2023. It can be found in full on the U.S. Department of Labor website.  

In the overview section, OFCCP highlighted the following...

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OFCCP Releases Directive 2022-02

March 31, 2022

By Joanna Colosimo, Bill Osterndorf

On March 31, 2022, OFCCP released their second directive under the Biden administration, Directive 2022-02. This Directive explicitly rescinds and replaces DIR 2018-06 (Contractor Recognition), DIR 2018-08 ...

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DCI Expands Labor Economics Division with Andrew J. Cook, Ph.D.

March 29, 2022

DCI Consulting Group, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Cook, Ph.D. has joined DCI’s HR and EEO Analytics team as a Principal Consultant. The addition of Dr. Cook is a strategic hire for DCI, enhancing their commitment to be a...

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Setting the Record Straight on Directive 2022-01

March 28, 2022

Written By: DCI President David Cohen

On March 15, 2022, OFCCP released its first directive under the Biden administration. Directive 2022-01 reinforces OFCCP’s commitment to pay equity. One of the main goals of the directive is to remind federal...

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The NYC Automated Employment Decision Tools Bill

March 28, 2022

In late 2021, New York City (NYC) passed a law addressing the use of Automated Employment Decision Tools (AEDT) in selection processes. The law defines an AEDT as “any computational process, derived from machine learning, statistical modeling, data...

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2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Notice

March 24, 2022

On March 22nd, 2022, EEOC updated the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System (OFS) The OFS now provides access to helpful resources including the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Instruction Booklet and frequently asked questions (FAQs), by visiting the ...

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OFCCP Releases Pre-enforcement Notice and Conciliation Procedures NPRM

March 21, 2022

Today, March 21, 2022, OFCCP released an unpublished notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), Pre-enforcement Notice and Conciliation Procedures. The unpublished NPRM is currently available in full for public inspection in the Federal Register and is...

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Biden Signs Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Executive Order

March 17, 2022

On Wednesday, March 16, President Biden signed an executive order regarding pay equity and pay transparency. The Executive Order: Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency comes...

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OFCCP Releases New Compensation Directive

March 15, 2022
Today, March 15, on Equal Pay Day 2022 , the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ( OFCCP ) released a new compensation directive.

This new directive is available in full on the Department of Labor website.  

The...

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OFCCP Selects Samuel Maiden to Serve as Mid-Atlantic Regional Director

March 14, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced in an email that Samuel Maiden will serve as Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, effective today, March 14, 2022.  

Maiden has years of experience...

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OFCCP Begins Reviews of Construction Contractors

March 14, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is working to meet one of its goals for this year as it begins compliance reviews of construction companies. In the last month, the agency has begun sending...

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Contractor Portal Considerations

February 03, 2022

On February 1, 2022, registration for the Contractor Portal for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) opened. The Contractor Portal will be used for covered supply and service federal contractors and subcontractors to certify...

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Registration is Open for the OFCCP Contractor Portal

February 02, 2022

On February 1, 2022, registration for the Contractor Portal for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) opened. The Contractor Portal will be used for covered supply and service federal contractors and subcontractors to certify...

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OFCCP Has an Ambitious Regulatory Agenda

January 13, 2022

In December of 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its semi-annual regulatory agenda for the various agencies within the DOL. The DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has an ambitious regulatory agenda for 2022. 

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EEOC Announces Discontinuation and Upcoming Deadline

January 07, 2022

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published an announcement on the EEO-1 site about 2021 EEO-1 filings.  In this statement, EEOC announces the discontinuation of type 6 reports and a May 17, 2022,...

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