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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. 

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Construction Contractors: OFCCP Proposes New Compliance Check Letters

April 11, 2019

OFCCP has developed a compliance check letter specifically for construction contractors, with a request for comment posted to the Federal Register earlier this week. The proposed information collection request (ICR) includes two compliance check...

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OFCCP Financial & Legal Industry Compliance Assistance Town Hall Recap

April 10, 2019

On April 9 and 10, 2019, OFCCP held Compliance Assistance Town Halls in Manhattan, NY. Similar to the 2017 Town Hall series, the events allow the contractor community to collaborate and brainstorm action items that will eventually drive OFCCP’s...

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Employers Could Turn Over 2018 Pay Data by September 30th

April 03, 2019

Today, April 3rd, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission told a federal judge that employers must turn over their 2018 pay data by September 30th, 2019. The decision comes after Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court gave EEOC and...

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OFCCP Announces 2019 VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark is 5.9%

March 27, 2019

On March 27, 2019, OFCCP announced that the 2019 VEVRAA hiring benchmark is 5.9%, effective March 31, 2019. The information is available on the VEVRAA Benchmark Database. There is also updated national and state information available in the VEVRAA...

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OFCCP Posts Long-Awaited CSAL in OFCCP FOIA Library

March 25, 2019

On March 25, OFCCP posted the long-awaited Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in the OFCCP FOIA Library. According to OFCCP, today marks the first time that the agency has posted the CSAL in the FOIA Library without mailing advanced...

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Assembling the Highlights from OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation

March 23, 2019

The decision handed down last week from Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Colleen A. Geraghty in OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation contains some important information for federal contractors. The case involved an allegation by OFCCP that Analogic paid...

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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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Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC's Pay Data Collection

March 04, 2019

On March 4th, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court ordered the EEOC's pay data collection back into effect during the case Nat'l Women's Law Center v. OMB. Most private employers with 100 or more employees will be required to submit...

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OFCCP Announces VERP Initiative

February 13, 2019

On February 13, 2019, OFCCP announced a new Directive establishing the Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program (VERP). The stated purpose of the VERP Directive establishes a completely voluntary compliance program for highperforming federal...

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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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Former OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen Formally Announced as Director

December 27, 2018

On December 26, 2018, the Department of Labor formally announced that Craig Leen, formerly Acting Director of OFCCP, was named the Director of OFCCP. Leen took over for former Director Ondray T. Harris after he stepped down from the position in July...

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