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DOL RELEASES OFCCP ENFORCEMENT BUDGET AND INITIATIVES FOR 2011

February 16, 2010

The full report is available at http://www.dol.gov/dol/budget/2011/PDF/CBJ-2011-V2-04.pdf. Major features include:· OFCCP will randomly select establishments 2 industries in FY 2010 for baseline measures. Establishments will be re-evaluated in FY...

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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE (ALJ) RULES AGAINST BANK OF AMERICA

February 16, 2010

On January 21, 2010, Linda S. Chapman, a Labor Department ALJ ruled that Bank of America (BOA) discriminated against black applicants for four entry-level jobs in 1993 and from 2002 to 2005. BOA was given14 days to appeal the ruling to the Secretary...

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CCE RELEASES ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON OFCCP TRANSPARENCY

February 16, 2010

The full report is available at http://www.cceq.org/. The major findings in the reports are:

  • Number of settlements increased from 61 in FY 2007 to 73 in FY 2008
  • As in FY 2007, over 95% of the settlements involved allegations of systemic...
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OFCCP ADDRESSES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) ON RICCI V. DESTEFANO

February 16, 2010

The first of five FAQs summarizes the Ricci ruling and the remaining four address whether Ricci affects how the OFCCP will conduct compliance evaluations; whether Ricci alters contractor obligations relating to affirmative action and test...

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OFCCP DESCRIBES ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES IN FY 2011 BUDGET

February 05, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its FY 2011 budget request on February 1, including descriptions of several planned enforcement initiatives for OFCCP. Among the highlights are the following:

  • “OFCCP will select two industries and...
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DOL RELEASES OFCCP FY 2009 ENFORCEMENT STATISTICS AND FY 2011 BUDGET DETAILS

February 05, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its FY 2011 budget request on February 1, including FY 2009 performance statistics for OFCCP. Among the highlights are the following:

"In FY 2009, OFCCP entered into financial settlements with 94...

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CENTER FOR CORPORATE EQUALITY RELEASES OFCCP FY2008 REPORT, CALLS FOR TRANSPARENCY IN OFCCP REPORTING

February 04, 2010

The Center for Corporate Equality (CCE) has released its annual report summarizing enforcement results developed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on their equal employment and affirmative...

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OFCCP POSTS FAQ'S ON RICCI DECISION

February 02, 2010

OFCCP has posted a set of questions and answers regarding last year's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Ricci v. DeStefano on the agency's web site. The FAQ section includes:

  • A brief synopsis of the Court's decision;
  • A discussion of how the...
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OFCCP APPOINTS MARIKA LITRAS, Ph.D. AS DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS IN PACIFIC REGION

December 09, 2009

OFCCP has announced the addition of Marika Litras, Ph.D. as Director of Operations, OFCCP in the Pacific region. Marika Litras has been a Statistician with OFCCP’s Division of Statistics & Technology since May, 2004, stationed in the Pacific...

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OFCCP Releases New Csal Letter - No Limit On The Number Of Compliance Evaluations Initiated In A Fiscal Year

November 30, 2009

The OFCCP announced on their website that a new round of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) will be released in the near future. Additionally, the text of the new letter was also released. As many readers know, there were rumors...

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OFCCP MAKES NEW PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENTS AT NATIONAL OFFICE

October 28, 2009

According to reliable sources at the Department of Labor, the following personnel selections or assignments were made at OFCCP:

Lorenzo Harrison was selected as the Deputy Director of OFCCP. Mr. Harrison was the Acting Deputy Director and...

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OFCCP AND THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (ARRA)

September 18, 2009

By David Morgan, DCI Consulting Group

OFCCP began its first of three webinars on Wednesday, September 16, geared toward presenting information on the equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action (AA) provisions of Federal contracts...

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