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Revision to OFCCP’s Interim Guidance on the Use Of Race and Ethnic Categories in Affirmative Action Programs

August 14, 2008

On August 1, 2008 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated their interim guidance document on federal contractors’ use of the newly revised race/ethnic categories in the new EEO-1 report. The revised document further...

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OFCCP ANNOUNCES TWO NEW INITIATIVES

July 28, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOFCCP announced two new initiatives on July 24, 2008 regarding hiring veterans and online applicant selection systems.1. Good-Faith Initiative for Veterans Employment (G-FIVE): This initiative...

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OFCCP POSTS NEW DIRECTIVE ON ELECTRONIC RECORDKEEPING

July 28, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOFCCP posted a new administrative directive on their website entitled “Preserving Employment and Personnel Records in Electronic Format.” The new directive dated May 14, 2008 sets forth OFCCP’s...

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Reminder That AJB Service Center Closes June 30

June 04, 2008

A reminder that the America’s Job Bank Service Center will close on June 30, 2008. OFCCP encourages federal contractors who used AJB for their OFCCP recruitment activities to request a comprehensive compliance report well before the service center...

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OFCCP SOLICITS COMMENTS ON THREE-YEAR EXTENSION OF SCHEDULING LETTER

May 07, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a notice in yesterday’s Federal Register seeking a three-year extension on the approval of the Supply and Service Scheduling...

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EEOC RELUCTANTLY APPROVES THREE-YEAR EXTENSION OF RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS UNDER UGESP

April 15, 2008

by Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., Senior ConsultantOn March 17, 2008, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public meeting to vote on the current status of the recordkeeping provisions of the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection...

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DCI NOTES SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN HOW OFCCP CONDUCTS ADVERSE IMPACT ANALYSES

April 07, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsDCI Consulting Group Inc. has noticed a surprising new trend in how OFCCP conducts its adverse impact analyses.David Cohen, President of DCI, says that in working with his clients recently,...

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OFCCP HOLDS SECOND NATIONAL WEBINAR

April 02, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn March 6, 2008, OFCCP held its second in a series of free national webinars to discuss its 2008 policy priorities and answer questions. OFCCP Deputy Director David Frank and the Policy...

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OFCCP RELEASES SECOND FY 2008 SCHEDULING LIST CONTAINING ABOUT 5,000 FACILITIES

February 22, 2008

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs On February 21, 2008, the OFCCP posted an announcement on its website regarding the second FY 2008 scheduling list. Please review OFCCP’s website for full details.

The key points include:

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OFCCP Hires New Director of Statistical Analyses

February 22, 2008

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOFCCP has hired Dr. Javaid Kaiser as its new Director of Statistical Analyses. Dr. Kaiser started in his new position with OFCCP on February 19, 2008. He replaces Dr. Michael Sinclair, who...

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OFCCP Clarifies Enforcement of Self-Identification Requirement Under JVA

January 03, 2008

On December 28, 2007, OFCCP clarified its enforcement of the self-identification requirements of its regulation implementing the Jobs for Veterans’ Act (JVA) amendments to the affirmative action provisions of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment...

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OFCCP REPORTS $51,680,950 FOR 22,251 WORKERS FOR FY 2007

January 03, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn December 28, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that in FY 2007 it had obtained $51,680,950 in back pay and annualized...

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