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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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Now Active: OFCCP’s Contractor Assistance Portal – “Ask OFCCP A Question”

November 08, 2019

OFCCP’s Contractor Assistance Portal now includes a feature where employers can “Ask OFCCP A Question” via an interactive discussion board. This new tool is in line with OFCCP’s pillars of transparency and certainty, as contractors and...

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OFCCP Seeks to End Decade-Long TRICARE Dispute

November 07, 2019

On November 6th 2019, OFCCP announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking intended to declare health care providers who solely receive TRICARE funds as sub-contractors exempt from OFCCP oversight under Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, Section 503 of the...

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Join Us as We Dissect the Higher Education Technical Assistance Guide (TAG)

October 31, 2019

In October, the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released, for the first time, a Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) to help educational institutions better understand their obligations under the equal employment opportunity...

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OFCCP Releases New Technical Assistance Guide for Educational Institutions with Federal Contracts

October 11, 2019

Today, October 11, 2019, OFCCP released a new technical assistance guide for educational institutions with federal contracts. According to OFCCP, federal contractors will be able to use this new technical assistance guide as a self-assessment tool...

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GAO Follow-up Report on OFCCP: AAP Electronic Upload in the Future

September 25, 2019

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued three reports since September 2016 that offer the OFCCP and EEOC recommendations for improving enforcement of equal employment opportunity policy.1 On September 19, 2019, the GAO...

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OFCCP’s Contractor Assistance Portal – New Feature Available

September 16, 2019

OFCCP announced today a new feature to their Contractor Assistance Portal. Contractors can now participate in a chatroom where they can pose questions to each other, as well as like and comment on posts to the board. This feature will allow...

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The Summer of FAAPS: OFCCP Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Plans

August 28, 2019

The Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) program has received renewed focus under the current administration. A revised Directive was released in July and just this week OFCCP sent a notification to their subscription list aimed at “busting...

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DCI Video Blog: EEO-1 Component 2 Countdown: Batch Upload Tips, Viewing Final Reports, & Exciting Updates

August 26, 2019

The September 30 deadline for filing EEO-1 Component 2 data is quickly approaching, and DCI continues to stay updated as more information rolls in. As of August 25, 2019, NORC has published several updates to their support page. Join Vinaya...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Update – Limitations with Viewing Final Reports

August 23, 2019

DCI Consulting representatives recently contacted the NORC helpdesk for guidance after being unable to view or download draft or final EEO-1 Component 2 reports in the NORC system. The helpdesk responded timely, but conveyed that the download of...

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OFCCP Highlights Four Pillars at 2019 NILG Conference

August 19, 2019

To longtime attendees of the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Conferences, the 2019 event held in Milwaukee, WI was notable for the active involvement of OFCCP Director Craig Leen and at least 20 members of his staff. Director Leen’s “OFCCP...

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OFCCP Publishes New Proposed Rule for Religious Exemptions

August 16, 2019

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a new rule “clarifying” religious exemptions a contractor can be granted under the Executive Order 11246 contractual obligations. OFCCP cites the need for a proposed rule for...

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