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NEWLY RELEASED COMPENSATION GUIDANCE: SCHEDULING LETTER ITEMIZED LISTING

November 18, 2014

A month and a half has now passed since the release of the new scheduling letter, and the OFCCP has finally provided  federal contractors with some guidance on submission of employee compensation data under ‘Item 19’ of the itemized listing. The...

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REQUEST FOR COMMENT: RECORD KEEPING RENEWAL FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

September 16, 2014

OFCCP is seeking public comments on its proposed information collection request (ICR) to renew recordkeeping and reporting requirements for construction contractors. The ICR was published in the Federal Register on September 2nd.  

This proposal...

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Coming Soon: NPRM on Non-Retaliation for Disclosure of Compensation Information

September 15, 2014

On Wednesday, September 17th, the NPRM on EO 13665 will be published in the Federal Register. This proposed rule is for the implementation of Executive Order 13665, which prevents retaliation against applicants and employees of federal contractors...

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EMPLOYEE VOLUNTARY DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION FORM: WHICH JOHN SMITH?

April 15, 2014

The OMB-approved voluntary disability self-identification form allows for employees to provide their name, but no other unique identifying information. What if a federal contractor has multiple employees with the same name (e.g., John Smith)?...

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ARE THE NEW 503 AND VEVRAA METRICS A PART OF THE DESK AUDIT?

March 17, 2014

One interesting and unanswered question, related to the new 503 and VEVRAA regulations, concerns what information would be required for submission to OFCCP as part of the desk audit. Because OFCCP’s scheduling letter defines what is required as part...

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ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE 101: WHO’S THE BOSS?

March 03, 2014

During a recent audit experience, a compliance officer insisted that the workforce analysis was incorrect because a supervisor (including name) was not listed for each department. We thought it would be a great time to provide a quick refresher...

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OFCCP’S REGULATORY AGENDA: WHAT WILL 2014 BRING?

January 28, 2014

[Editor's note: This blog entry was originally posted on December 17, 2013.]

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) semiannual regulatory agenda was released on November 26, 2013. With the year 2013 coming to an end, let’s take a look at what the OFCCP has...

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OFCCP’S REGULATORY AGENDA: WHAT WILL 2014 BRING?

December 17, 2013

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) semiannual regulatory agenda was released on November 26, 2013. With the year 2013 coming to an end, let’s take a look at what the OFCCP has accomplished from this agenda and what we should look forward to in the New...

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503 AND VEVRAA AUDIT ACTIVITY: NEW REGULATIONS OVERSHADOWING CURRENT REGULATIONS?

December 05, 2013
 With the new 503 and VEVRAA regulations looming around the corner, we have recently experienced audits with an increased interest in the ‘raw’ data behind federal contractor’s outreach efforts. In fact, data requests are going beyond the narrative...
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SECTION 503 & VEVRAA: REGULATORY EFFECTIVE DATE VS. COMPLIANCE EFFECTIVE DATE

September 24, 2013

The new rules become effective 180 days from today (i.e., regulatory effective date); however, the date of compliance will differ for contractors depending on the subsection and the contractor’s affirmative action plan date. Contractors are expected...

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COMPLIANCE EVALUATIONS: FROM COURTESY LETTER TO SCHEDULING LETTER

April 23, 2013

Given the recent wave of OFCCP courtesy letters sent to federal contractors this month, we thought a short review of the process in moving from courtesy letter to scheduling letter would be of interest to readers of this blog. The OFCCP utilizes the...

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PAY EQUITY VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE & MONITORING TIPS FROM OFCCP SENIOR STAFF

December 21, 2012

On Nov. 15, 2012, OFCCP’s Senior Program Advisor Pam Coukos and Mid-Atlantic Regional Director Michele Hodge presented at the Washington Metro Industry Liaison Group (WMILG) meeting. Baltimore District Director Tom Wells and Arlington Area Director...

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