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OFCCP Highlights Four Pillars at 2019 NILG Conference

August 19, 2019

To longtime attendees of the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Conferences, the 2019 event held in Milwaukee, WI was notable for the active involvement of OFCCP Director Craig Leen and at least 20 members of his staff. Director Leen’s “OFCCP...

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General Audit Trends

July 06, 2019

In March of this year, OFCCP released their Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL) list, outlining which federal contractors could expect to be audited this year, as well as the type of audit. OFCCP has indicated that Compliance Checks,...

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What to Expect in a Focused Section 503 or VEVRAA Review

September 13, 2018

OFCCP regularly audits federal contractors for compliance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act. According to Directive 2018-04, a portion of compliance evaluations...

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VETS-4212 Website is Active for 2018 Filing Season

August 09, 2018

The Department of Labor has opened the VETS-4212 reporting website for the 2018 filing season, which officially started on August 1st and continues through the filing deadline of September 30, 2018. The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service...

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EEOC and DOJ take Opposing Positions on Sexual Orientation Discrimination in 2nd Circuit

August 22, 2017

On June 23, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed an amicus brief in the 2nd Circuit appeal of Zarda v. Altitude Express, expressing a position they have held since 2015: “Sexual orientation discrimination is, by definition,...

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OFCCP Auditing Federal Contractors Without New CSALs

February 10, 2017

The OFCCP uses an administratively neutral process called the Federal Contractor Selection System (FCSS) to select contractor establishments for audit. Contractors selected by the FCSS historically have been sent Corporate Scheduling Announcement...

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Final Changes Announced for EEO-1 Survey

October 18, 2016

One day before the September 30 deadline for the 2016 EEO-1 filing season, the EEOC put out a press release announcing that changes to the EEO-1 report have now been finalized. The changes were initially proposed in February, and have since...

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OFCCP’s Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing Renewed by OMB for Three Years

July 06, 2016

OFCCP announced on July 1, 2016 that the Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing has received OMB approval, and has been renewed through June 30, 2019 with a few minor changes. The new scheduling letter takes effect immediately, and will be used to...

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OFCCP’s Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing Renewed by OMB for Three Years

July 06, 2016

OFCCP announced on July 1, 2016 that the Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing has received OMB approval, and has been renewed through June 30, 2019 with a few minor changes. The new scheduling letter takes effect immediately, and will be used to...

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Applicants, Candidates, and Jobs Filled... Oh My!

March 20, 2015

As outlined in 41 CFR 60-3, contractors are required to analyze personnel activity to determine if there are barriers to equal employment for protected classes. One method of determining whether these barriers exist for applicants is to evaluate...

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OFCCP RELEASES FAQS ON VEVRAA SELF-ID REQUIREMENT

January 21, 2015

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the OFCCP released two FAQs clarifying the self-ID requirements under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) in light of recent changes to 41 CFR 61-300 (VETS-4212, formerly VETS-100 and...

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2014 SWARM CONFERENCE MEETS HIGH EXPECTATIONS

May 21, 2014

The Annual Southwest and Rocky Mountain (SWARM) Region Industry Liaison Group (ILG) Conference is known for high-quality information sessions on topics of interest to the federal contractor community, as well as active participation by...

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