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Jeff Henderson, M.P.S.

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Attn Construction Industry:  New Compliance Check Scheduling Letters Approved

April 07, 2020

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved OFCCP’s information collection request for two new compliance check scheduling letters for the construction industry.  One version is for construction contractors whose...

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OFCCP’s FY2021 Congressional Budget Justifies Increase in Requested Funds with Promise of More Audits

February 12, 2020

OFCCP’s FY2021 Congressional Budget Justification, just released Monday, February 10, shows an increase in requested funds as compared to FY2020 (103.6M) in anticipation of conducting more compliance evaluations (i.e., full compliance reviews,...

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OFCCP FY2020 Congressional Budget Justification Predicts Leen Auditing Machine

March 12, 2019

On Monday, March 11, 2019, the Trump Administration released the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget, and OFCCP issued its FY2020 Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ). Every year, OFCCP’s CBJ provides a glimpse of the agency’s commitments...

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OFCCP Releases 750 CSAL Letters – What You Need to Know

September 10, 2018

On September 7, 2018, OFCCP announced the release of 750 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs).

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Contractors receiving a CSAL should theoretically have, at least, 45 days advance notice prior to receiving a...
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FY2017 OFCCP Enforcement Update

October 12, 2017

One of the things The Institute for Workplace Equality is most well-known for is the Annual OFCCP Enforcement Update, which this year featured DCI’s own David Cohen along with Jon Geier, a partner at Paul Hastings. The recorded webinar is free to...

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What the Revised Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision Means for You

March 09, 2017

As outlined in the Pay Transparency rule, federal contractors who enter into a new or modified contract of $10,000 or more on or after January 11, 2016 must not discharge or otherwise discriminate against employees or job applicants for discussing,...

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Updated Sex Regulations Require No New Imposed Policy Changes

July 05, 2016

On June 15, 2016, OFCCP published its final rule updating the sex discrimination guidelines (41 C.F.R. part 60-20) from their period of dormancy since the 1970s. The long-awaited revisions, while reinforcing already-established sex discrimination...

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Updated Sex Regulations Require No New Imposed Policy Changes

July 05, 2016

On June 15, 2016, OFCCP published its final rule updating the sex discrimination guidelines (41 C.F.R. part 60-20) from their period of dormancy since the 1970s. The long-awaited revisions, while reinforcing already-established sex discrimination...

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Don’t be so insecure! Ensure data submitted to OFCCP is protected

February 02, 2016

Given the high prevalence of data security breaches and identity theft today, organizational leadership should be making the protection of their consumers’ and their employees’ confidential information a high priority. It is no surprise that federal...

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THE NEW CLASS MEMBER LOCATOR: WHAT CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW

October 09, 2015

On September 24, 2015, OFCCP held a celebratory event in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 11246. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and OFCCP Director Pat Shiu, accompanied by a panel of distinguished...

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SEX DISCRIMINATION NPRM: IS MANHANDLING JOB TITLES NECESSARY TO COMPLY?

February 13, 2015

OFCCP’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) addressing Discrimination on the Basis of Sex is lacking clarity on several points and seems to contradict itself as well. This blog post focuses on the proposed changes to part 60-20.2 General...

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CONTRACTOR FEEDBACK ON 503/VEVRAA GOOD FAITH EFFORTS - ACCOUNTABILITY IS KEY

December 01, 2014

Recent contractor feedback related to Good Faith Efforts (GFE) toward individuals with disabilities and veterans suggests that the process of engaging in, tracking, and evaluating such efforts varies depending on the size of the contractor and/or...

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