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ODEP & OFCCP Launch Inclusion Award

July 09, 2019

Federal contractors can now apply for the Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) award. The EDI award is a joint initiative between the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to...

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General Audit Trends

July 06, 2019

In March of this year, OFCCP released their Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL) list, outlining which federal contractors could expect to be audited this year, as well as the type of audit. OFCCP has indicated that Compliance Checks,...

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Updates on Proposed Changes to Scheduling Letters: What’s In and What’s Out

July 02, 2019

OFCCP suggested a number of changes to the current scheduling letters in its Proposed Renewal of Information Collection Requirements, which was published in the Federal Register on April 12. Following the release of these proposed revisions, there...

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Proposed Changes to OFCCP Scheduling Letters: Summarizing the Institute’s Comments

June 30, 2019

As noted in a previous blog, OFCCP proposed changes (dated April 12, 2019) to the supply and service scheduling letters covering contractor compliance with Executive Order (EO) 11246, Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations . The Institute for Workplace...

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DOL/OFCCP Regulatory Agenda – Open for Comment

May 28, 2019

OFCCP has three agenda items currently in the proposed rule stage. Meaning, the following rules have been proposed to the public in order to address a specific problem or accomplish an agency goal:

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OFCCP Releases Town Hall Action Plan Update

May 06, 2019

On April 29, 2019, OFCCP released an update regarding the Town Hall Action Plan created after the 2017-18 Compliance Assistance Town Halls and stakeholder meetings. The Compliance Assistance Town Halls serve as a space for contractors to provide...

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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. 

The hearing will include...

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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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