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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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Bank of America, Amazon Create Policy Banning Prior Salary Interview Question

February 02, 2018

Bank of America (BoA) sent a memo recently to its employees stating that all employees will be prohibited from asking job candidates about their prior salary starting March 2018. Bank of America deemed this policy as another step toward bridging the...

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Ondray Harris announced as new OFCCP Director

December 11, 2017

Ondray T. Harris, former deputy chief of employment litigation at the Justice Department (DOJ) during the George W. Bush administration, is now leading the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) effective Dec. 10, a DOL spokesman...

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GAO Recommendations for OFCCP: Audit Procedures

December 06, 2017

In its recent report on Diversity in the Technology Sector, the GAO made three recommendations related to OFCCP’s audit procedures.  The report outlines detailed recommendations to both EEOC and OFCCP, but our focus in this blog are the...

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California Pay Equity Report Vetoed

October 16, 2017

On October 15th, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a pay equity report that would require employers with 500 or more employees to file a statement with the Secretary of State with information on gender wage differentials.

 

The AB-1209 bill...

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California Pay Equity Report Vetoed

October 16, 2017

On October 15th, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a pay equity report that would require employers with 500 or more employees to file a statement with the Secretary of State with information on gender wage differentials.

 

The AB-1209 bill...

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