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OFCCP SUES LEPRINO FOOD FOR ADVERSE IMPACT AGAINST BLACK, ASIAN & HISPANIC APPLICANTS

September 12, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe suit, announced on September 1, 2011, seeks back pay, interest for at least 270 class members and job offers for at least 17 of the original applicants under the threat of...

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OFCCP TO ISSUE NPRM FOR A NEW COMPENSATION DATA COLLECTION TOOL

August 09, 2011

Following the completed OMB review of OFCCP’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for a new Compensation Data Collection Tool, OFCCP will issue its ANPRM for the tool in the August 10, 2011 edition of the Federal Register. The agency notes...

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DCI Staff Attend 29th ILG Annual Conference Held In New Orleans

August 08, 2011

The 29th Annual National Conference for the Industry Liaison Group (ILG) was held July 25 – 29, 2011 in New Orleans, LA. This annual conference brings together members of the federal contracting community to discuss affirmative action and equal...

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DOD Appropriations Bill May Exempt Tricare Coverage from EO 11246

August 04, 2011

OFCCP has had a long standing position (although never tested) that TRICARE reimbursement (medical services and supplies to active duty and retired military personnel) established coverage as a supply and service contract under Executive Order...

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OMB COMPLETES REVIEW OF OFCCP'S ADVANCED NOTICE FOR NEW COMPENSATION DATA COLLECTION TOOL

August 04, 2011

by Fred Satterwhite, Principal Consultant, DCI Consulting Group *** UPDATE: The ANPRM was published in the Federal Register on August 10, 2011. Public comments are due by October 11, 2011. On August 3, 2011, the Office of Management and Budget's...

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OFCCP TO CONDUCT WEBINAR ON COMPLIANCE WITH THE NEW FUNCTIONAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM (FAAP) DIRECTIVE

July 26, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe OFCCP announced today that it will host a Webinar on August 9, 2011 on how to comply with the new FAAP Directive, which became effective June 14, 2011 for covered contractors and...

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OFCCP Director Shiu Conducts Q&A Session

July 26, 2011

The Q&A occurred on July 12, 2001 and a text of the session may be accessed at http://www.dol.gov/regulations/chat-ofccp-201107.htm (July 12, 2001). During the session, Director Patricia A. Shiu revealed several important pending developments. Among...

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CCE SUBMITS COMMENTS ON VETERANS NPRM AND PROPOSED SCHEDULING LETTER CHANGES

July 12, 2011

July 11, 2011 - CCE submitted the following comments on OFCCP’s NPRM for the Veterans AAP regulations and proposed changes to the scheduling letter’s itemized listing. These comments were submitted through www.regulations.gov.CCE Comments on...

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CCE SUBMITS COMMENTS ON VETERANS NPRM

July 06, 2011

The Equal Employment Advisory Council, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, The Associated General Contractors of America, the Center for Corporate Equality, and the HR Policy Association submitted a letter to the...

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OFCCP RELEASES NEW FAAP DIRECTIVE

June 28, 2011

by Keli Wilson, Senior Consultant, DCI ConsultingEffective June 14, 2011, OFCCP released a much anticipated new FAAP directive, outlining the application process to seek approval for and develop an affirmative action plan by a business function or...

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ALJ Rules that Parent Company and its Subsidiary are a Single Entity for Purposes of OFCCP Jurisdiction

June 21, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyIn the case of OFCCP v. Manheim Auctions Inc. [DOL OALJ, No. 2011-OFC-00005, 6/14/11], ALJ Alan L. Bergstrom addressed the issue of whether Manheim Auctions Government Services LLC...

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VEVRAA NPRM COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED

June 17, 2011

On April 26, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). This NPRM (76 FR 23358) proposes revising regulations implementing the affirmative action...

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