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FAQ CLARIFIES STORAGE OPTIONS FOR DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION INVITATION

November 04, 2014

OFCCP has posted a new FAQ detailing the acceptable options for a contractor in documenting the voluntary invitation to self-identify as an individual with a disability. Based on contractors’ varying technology capabilities and practices, the FAQ...

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UPDATE ON OFCCP RULE MAKING FOR NON-DISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENDER IDENTITY AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION

October 29, 2014

Following the President’s Executive Order 13672 signed on July 21, 2014, there has been anticipation of how the Department of Labor will address the President’s charge to create new legislation within 90 days covering sexual orientation and gender...

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EEOC LOCKS IN ON TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION

October 14, 2014

Recent lawsuits filed by the EEOC related to transgender discrimination illustrate what is a growing focus of the government and enforcement agencies. Two recent cases in particular serve as the tipping point for collective efforts to extend...

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OFCCP COURTESY NOTIFICATIONS - FY 2014 SECOND RELEASE

August 11, 2014

On July 16, 2014, the second release of the FY 2014 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) was sent out by OFCCP. These letters serve as an advanced courtesy notification to federal contractors and subcontractors that one or more of their...

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OFCCP Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory

June 10, 2014

OFCCP has provided an online resource to support contractors in their efforts toward recruiting qualified individuals with a disability and protected veterans. This Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory includes “…a non-exhaustive...

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UPDATE ON OFCCP ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY FROM FY2013

April 15, 2014

What is the likelihood of having a conciliation agreement at the end of an OFCCP compliance review? Does this vary by region? Being well into FY2014, it is time to begin wading through OFCCP’s enforcement activity of FY2013 to identify recent...

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SECRETARY OF LABOR ANNOUNCES MORATORIUM FOR TRICARE PROVIDERS

April 01, 2014

The Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, announced a moratorium on enforcement of affirmative action obligations for TRICARE providers. In a letter to several members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Subcommittee Workforce...

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DISABILITY UTILIZATION GOALS GONE WILD

March 04, 2014

Beginning March 24, 2014, federal contractors will be required to collect disability information from their workforce on an annual basis and use those data to conduct disability utilization analyses. Under the new Section 503 regulations, each...

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OFCCP COURTESY NOTIFICATIONS RELEASE

February 04, 2014

DCI Consulting Group has been informed by a reliable source that the OFCCP courtesy notification (previously, the Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL)) will be released this week. This letter serves as an advanced courtesy to federal...

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TWO-MONTH REMINDER: GETTING COMPLIANT WITH THE NEW OFCCP REGULATIONS

January 28, 2014

The new OFCCP regulations addressing affirmative action obligations for protected veterans (VEVRAA) and individuals with disabilities (Section 503) were published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013 and will become effective in two months,...

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OFCCP DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION FORM: A WORK IN PROGRESS

December 05, 2013

As the effective date of the OFCCP Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations grows closer, federal contractors should begin preparing their personnel processes and data tracking systems to accommodate the new requirements for the solicitation of disability...

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COLLECTION OF SELF-IDENTIFIED DISABILITY AND VETERAN STATUS: WHEN TO START

September 24, 2013

New OFCCP regulations to Improve Job Opportunities for Protected Veterans and Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities were published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013, setting the effective date for March 24, 2014....

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