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OFCCP Releases Supplemental FY2019 VEVRAA Focused Reviews Scheduling List

November 08, 2019

In honor of Veteran’s Day, OFCCP released a supplemental CSAL list containing 500 establishments selected for a VEVRAA Focused Review. This list was announced by Craig Leen at the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) conference in August 2019. The...

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New EEO-1 Component 2 Upload File Specifications, Instructions, and FAQs Posted

July 11, 2019

As previously reported, the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data collection tool website is active. As of yesterday, technical upload file specifications have been posted to the website at https://eeoccomp2.norc.org/info.html. Additionally, an instruction...

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EEO-1 Pay Data Collection – The Saga Continues with a Hearing Scheduled Next Week

April 12, 2019

Yesterday, April 11, 2019, Judge Chutkan scheduled a hearing for 2 p.m. (EDT) next Tuesday April 16, 2019, for all parties to attend in regards to her order to reinstate the EEO-1 pay data component 2 obligation. 

The hearing will include...

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Section 503 Focused Review: Foreshadowing Disability Analytics?

March 09, 2019

On Friday, March 8, OFCCP launched a new Section 503 focused review landing page, which provides links to information including a sample of the associated scheduling letter, employer best practices and resources, and a set of 12 FAQs.

Of note, FAQ...

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Preview of the Section 503 Focused Review Scheduling Letter

February 08, 2019

In August of 2018, Director Craig E. Leen released DIRECTIVE (DIR) 2018–04, in which he announced that OFCCP would start conducting focused reviews. A focused review differs from an audit in that it focuses on one of the three regulations under...

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Directive Friday: Clarifying OFCCP’s Compliance Procedures

November 30, 2018

OFCCP issued 3 new policy directives today, November 30, 2018. All directives were announced under the purview of ‘advancing clear and efficient compliance’ and providing federal contractors with greater certainty on how OFCCP conducts compliance...

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Another Day Another Directive (or Two)

September 19, 2018

OFCCP released two new directives today, bringing the total number of directives issued since August 10, 2018 to seven. OFCCP had only issued 14 directives total, prior to this year.

The first new directive (Directive 2018-08) outlines efforts to...

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OFCCP’s ‘Contractor Bill of Rights’ Released

August 03, 2018

OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen announced the release of a fact sheet on ‘What Federal Contractors Can Expect’ at the opening ceremony of the National ILG conference in Anaheim, CA last week.

The document outlines the key themes from Leen’s...

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Contractor Certification Program Announced by Craig Leen

August 03, 2018

On Friday August 3, 2018, Acting OFCCP Director Craig Leen announced OFCCP’s  development of a contractor certification during the closing remarks of the National ILG conference in Anaheim, CA.  Leen discussed the System for Award Management (SAM)...

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OFCCP Scheduling Letters are Starting to be Received

March 30, 2018

In February, OFCCP issued 1,000 CSAL letters for contractor establishments, with the expectation that scheduling letters would be mailed starting March 19, 2018.  DCI has learned of some of those scheduling letters being received at contractor...

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OFCCP Issues Directive on Consistent Use of the Predetermination Notice (PDN)

March 14, 2018

On February 27, 2018, OFCCP Director Ondray Harris issued OFCCP Directive 2018-01. The directive is intended to provide guidance to OFCCP staff on the compliance process and procedure regarding the use of Predetermination Notices (PDN) and ensure...

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DOL Budget Released - EEOC and OFCCP Merger is Officially Dead

February 13, 2018

According to the proposed FY 2019 U.S. government budget, the proposed merger between OFCCP and EEOC is officially dead. The FY 2019 Budget proposes the following:

  • Improving organization efficiency and effectiveness by modernizing the agency’s...
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