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OFCCP Releases New Technical Assistance Guide for Educational Institutions with Federal Contracts

October 11, 2019

Today, October 11, 2019, OFCCP released a new technical assistance guide for educational institutions with federal contracts. According to OFCCP, federal contractors will be able to use this new technical assistance guide as a self-assessment tool...

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GAO Follow-up Report on OFCCP: AAP Electronic Upload in the Future

September 25, 2019

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued three reports since September 2016 that offer the OFCCP and EEOC recommendations for improving enforcement of equal employment opportunity policy.1 On September 19, 2019, the GAO...

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OFCCP’s Contractor Assistance Portal – New Feature Available

September 16, 2019

OFCCP announced today a new feature to their Contractor Assistance Portal. Contractors can now participate in a chatroom where they can pose questions to each other, as well as like and comment on posts to the board. This feature will allow...

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The Summer of FAAPS: OFCCP Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Plans

August 28, 2019

The Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) program has received renewed focus under the current administration. A revised Directive was released in July and just this week OFCCP sent a notification to their subscription list aimed at “busting...

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DCI Video Blog: EEO-1 Component 2 Countdown: Batch Upload Tips, Viewing Final Reports, & Exciting Updates

August 26, 2019

The September 30 deadline for filing EEO-1 Component 2 data is quickly approaching, and DCI continues to stay updated as more information rolls in. As of August 25, 2019, NORC has published several updates to their support page. Join Vinaya...

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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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