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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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Introducing OFCCP’s New Ombudsman, Marcus Stergio

August 09, 2019

OFCCP has recently revived its ombudsman program, which was last active during the George W. Bush administration.  The revitalization of the ombuds service was first announced by OFCCP on September 19, 2018.  It is designed to provide an impartial...

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OFCCP VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall Recap

August 08, 2019

On August 7, 2019, OFCCP held a VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall at the Department of Labor in Washington, DC. The Town Hall sessions are intended to provide a forum where the contractor community can pose questions toOFCCP officials, as well as interact...

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Important Updates from OFCCP Director Craig Leen & EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic at the 2019 NILG Conference

August 01, 2019

 

Many on the DCI team are attending the 2019 NILG Conference in Milwaukee, WI this week, and have provided updates from sessions they have attended. OFCCP Director Craig Leen delivered the opening speech at the conference, where he shared...

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OFCCP Releases FAQ Guidance on Practical Significance and Validation of Selection Procedures

July 30, 2019

In keeping with their focus on transparency, last week OFCCP released two FAQ documents that should be reviewed by all federal contractors. The first focuses on practical significance in the context of adverse impact measurement, which is one...

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OFCCP Releases Opinion Letter on Pay Analysis Groups

July 22, 2019

On July 22, 2019, OFCCP released an opinion letter in response to a request to address whether contractors can work with OFCCP to develop a Pay Analysis Group (PAG) structure that OFCCP would accept as valid for use in future OFCCP audits. 

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ordered to Pay $6.6M in OFCCP Race Discrimination in Hiring Case

July 21, 2019

On July 19, 2019, federal contractor Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, was ordered by an administrative law judge to remunerate $6.6M in back pay and to extend job offers to 182 class members after being found in violation of Executive Order 11246 for...

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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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