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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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Regulatory Agencies Announce Spring 2020 Agendas

July 08, 2020

Last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released their respective regulatory agendas for Spring 2020. The items on the agendas include rules in various stages of enactment, i.e. pre-rules,...

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Clarity for TRICARE Providers

July 06, 2020

OFCCP recently published a final rule and confirmed the agency does not have jurisdiction over TRICARE  providers. TRICARE is a federal health care program for active and retired military personnel, their families, survivors and certain former...

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Breaking News: OMB Approves the Modified OFCCP Disability Self-ID Form

May 08, 2020

OFCCP provided notification today that the modified disability self-id collection form has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  OFCCP hopes this streamlined form will increase the response rate of applicants and employees who...

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Breaking News: EEO-1 2021 deadline announced

May 07, 2020

On May 7, 2020, EEOC announced in a Federal Register notice that there will be no EEO-1 data collection in 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

This notice is pending approval of the EEO-1 Component 1 information collection by the...

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OFCCP Announces New Compliance Assistance Directives

April 17, 2020

OFCCP announced three new directives today, Friday April 17, 2020. The Directives are designed to maximize the effectiveness of OFCCP’s compliance assistance resources, increase accountability, and resolve federal contractor compliance evaluations...

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Annual Hiring Benchmark for Veterans Now 5.7 Percent

April 14, 2020

Consistent with timing in previous years, OFCCP has recently updated the hiring benchmark for protected veterans.  In annual affirmative action plans (AAPs), comparing the number of hires to a predetermined veteran benchmark is a required element of...

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Attn Construction Industry:  New Compliance Check Scheduling Letters Approved

April 07, 2020

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved OFCCP’s information collection request for two new compliance check scheduling letters for the construction industry.  One version is for construction contractors whose...

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Revised OFCCP Scheduling Letters Approved

April 07, 2020

Several proposed, modified letters are now final for Supply and Service Contractors, as well as Construction Contractors. Revisions to the Supply and Service letters were first proposed in April 2019 (with updates in July 2019). All six letters are...

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OFCCP COVID-19 Updates

April 06, 2020

Last week, OFCCP sent out two announcements on adjustments related to COVID-19, one regarding Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) participants, and the other regarding data safety.

For FAAP participants, OFCCP’s FAAP team will continue...

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OFCCP Clarifies Audit Expectations During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 27, 2020

The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) recently communicated and worked with OFCCP’s national office to clarify contractor expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  OFCCP has agreed to institute the following protocols for all contractors:

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