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DOL Publishes Final Rule to Codify Procedures OFCCP Uses to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

November 05, 2020

Today, November 5, 2020, OFCCP published the final rule titled “Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Decisions”. In additional, the rule clarified definitions to specify...

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OFCCP Releases New Supply & Service Technical Assistance Guide

November 04, 2020

On Tuesday, November 3rd, OFCCP released a new Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for supply and service federal contractors.

According to OFCCP, Federal supply and service contractors can use this technical assistance guide as a self-assessment tool...

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OFCCP Publishes “Request for Information; Race and Sex Stereotyping and Scapegoating” and Hosts Stakeholder Call

October 21, 2020

This morning OFCCP released RIN 1250-ZA01 “Request for Information; Race and Sex Stereotyping and Scapegoating” (RFI) as was required by the new Executive Order 13950 and hosted a brief stakeholder call; both are described below. Additionally, a new

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The Institute For Workplace Equality Releases Statement Supporting Affirmative Action and Diversity & Inclusion

October 16, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, The Institute for Workplace Equality released a statement reiterating its support surrounding affirmative action and diversity & inclusion. In the statement, The Institute says:

"The Institute for Workplace Equality (“The...

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OFCCP Releases FAQ Page for Executive Order 13950

October 07, 2020
OFCCP has released a   new FAQ page  on   Executive Order (EO) 13950, "Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping". The FAQ includes a section on whether EO 13950 prohibits unconscious bias or implicit bias training:
"Does Executive Order 13950 prohibit...
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OFCCP Actively Enforcing the New Executive Order 13950 with Hotline

September 29, 2020

Yesterday, September 28, OFCCP issued a press release regarding their enforcement of the President’s Executive Order issued last week. The press release can be found on OFCCP’s website and outlines information about a newly established Complaint...

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OFCCP Publishes Landing Pages for Promotions and Accommodations Focused Reviews

September 23, 2020

This afternoon, Wednesday, September 23, OFCCP published new landing pages for the upcoming promotions and accommodations focused reviews. Both types of focused reviews are new to the 2020 CSAL; for more information, please refer to our previous...

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OFCCP Revises Posted 2020 Scheduling List (CSAL)

September 17, 2020

As we noted last week, the 2020 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List was released and posted on OFCCP’s website. DCI recently evaluated the CSAL and identified that OFCCP has modified the list that was originally released on September 11, 2020....

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OFCCP Requests Comment on AAP Verification Collection

September 17, 2020

This Monday, September 14, 2020, a new information collection called the AAP Verification Program Interface, was published in the Federal Register. AAP Verification has been much anticipated since the release of the 2016 GAO Report (and follow-up...

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OFCCP Grants National Interest Exemption

August 28, 2020

Director Craig Leen of the OFCCP has published a memorandum granting a National Interest Exemption for hurricane-relief contracts. Effective August 27, 2020 through October 27, 2020, organizations entering into Federal contracts specifically to aid...

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Insights on Analyzing Small Groups from the OFCCP Branch of Expert Services (BES)

August 04, 2020

The NILG virtual conference is underway and well-represented by OFCCP, law firms, industrial and organizational psychologists, labor economists, and federal contractor professionals. There was one session in which the OFCCP established a panel of...

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OFCCP Sends Reminder to Update Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form by August 4

July 28, 2020
OFCCP has recently sent out a reminder to federal contractors and subcontractors to update the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) into their applicant and HR systems and processes by August 4, 2020.
 
The Office of Management...
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