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California District Court Rules in Favor of Center for Investigative Reporting in Ongoing DOL Case

January 08, 2020

In December 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California made a decisive ruling in the ongoing case of The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), et al. vs. U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Specifically, the court denied...

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DCI Experts David Cohen, Joanna Colosimo & Jon Geier Published in Law360 Article

January 08, 2020

On January 8, 2020, David Cohen, DCI President, Joanna Colosimo, Director of EEO Compliance, and Jon Geier, Principal Consultant, were published in Law360. Their expert analysis "Pay Equity Shortcuts Create Risks For Employers" can be read here:  ...

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OFCCP Announces Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Standardizing Procedures for Evaluating Employment Discrimination Claims

January 06, 2020

OFCCP ended 2019 by releasing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) attempting to codify procedures the agency uses to resolve alleged violations of affirmative action laws under the agency’s jurisdiction. The regulation would establish differing...

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OFCCP Revises the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual

January 02, 2020

OFCCP was active over the holiday season releasing an updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM). The full manual, as well as revision highlights by chapter, can be viewed on the OFCCP website. Compliance officers use the FCCM as a guide to...

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OFCCP posts Section 503 Focused Review On-Site Guide and Playbook

December 17, 2019

OFCCP has posted two new resources on their Section 503 Focused Reviews web page to assist contractors with what to expect during the course of a compliance evaluation.  The Sample On-site Guide and Sample Section 503 SCER (Standard Compliance...

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OFCCP Will Not Request, Accept, or Use Component 2 Pay Data

November 22, 2019

OFCCP has filed a notice to the Federal Register this morning in an effort to formalize their position surrounding the recent collection of EEOC Component 2 pay data, as well as expectations surrounding compliance evaluations for federal...

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OFCCP & EEOC Updates: Analogic Case, Harassment Report, and more

November 14, 2019

The Institute for Workplace Equality's 2019 Fall Compliance Conference is underway, and keynote speaker OFCCP Director Craig Leen and EEOC Regional Attorney Mary Jo O'Neil have come out with important updates. Press play above and join DCI...

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OFCCP Releases New Construction Contractors Technical Assistance Guide

November 13, 2019

Today, November 13, 2019, OFCCP announced the release of a new Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for construction contractors.

Construction contractors will be able to use the new TAG as a self-assessment tool to review their current hiring...

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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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