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FRED AZUA, JR. OFFICIALLY RETIRES TODAY FROM THE OFCCP

January 03, 2008

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting Group Inc.Fred Azua, Jr., the Regional Director of the OFCCP Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region, has officially retired effective January 2, 2008. His last day in the office is today. Fred built a...

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OFCCP SCHEDULES OPERATIONAL UPDATE WEBINAR ON DECEMBER 5

December 05, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice-President Regulatory AffairsThe OFCCP will hold an operational update webinar on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST. OFCCP’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Charles E. James, Sr., and Director of Program...

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OFCCP’S PROPOSED RULE ON RACE AND ETHNICITY DATA EXPECTED SOON

December 05, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsSince October 1, 2007, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has been reviewing OFCCP’s proposed rule entitled “Government Contractors, Affirmative Action Requirements, Maintaining and...

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DOL REGULATORY UPDATE

October 22, 2007

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsVETS:On October 3, 2007, the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment Training Service (VETS) published a notice in the Federal Register (71 FR 56103-56104) soliciting comments on the...

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OFCCP Announces Release of First FY 2008 Scheduling List of 2,500 Contractors

September 25, 2007

The OFCCP has just announced that beginning October 1, 2007, regional offices may schedule compliance evaluations of non-construction Federal contractors from the first FY 2008 scheduling list.

 

The new scheduling list includes about 2,500...

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OFCCP ANNOUNCES WEBINAR ON NEW VETERANS REGULATIONS

September 10, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOFCCP has just posted a notice on their website announcing a new webinar that it will hold on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT on an “Overview of Part 60-300 Veterans...

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OFCCP Issues Interim Guidance on Use of Race and Ethnic Categories

August 17, 2007

The OFCCP has posted interim guidance on its website regarding the use of race and ethnic categories in affirmative action programs.

 

As stated in part in this interim guidance, in light of the changes made to the EEO-1 Report, OFCCP is drafting...

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SMALL CONTRACTORS FEEL THE IMPACT OF OFCCP’S “CONTRACTS FIRST INITIATIVE”

August 17, 2007

by David Cohen, President and Patricia Schaeffer-Vice President Regulatory AffairsSmall single establishment companies, which may not have received much scrutiny from OFCCP in the past, may now find themselves receiving scheduling letters from the...

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OFCCP Publishes Final Veterans’ Rule Today in Federal Register; OFCCP Posts FAQs

August 08, 2007

This is an update to yesterday’s blog posting regarding the pending release of OFCCP’s final rule covering Veterans.

 

In that posting, we provided a summary of the new requirements on contractors’ mandatory job posting obligations as outlined in an...

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OFCCP TO ISSUE FINAL VETERANS’ RULE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2007

August 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn Wednesday, August 8, 2007, OFCCP will publish in the Federal Register its final rule implementing the amendments to the affirmative action provisions of the Vietnam Era Veterans’...

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OMB COMPLETES REVIEW OF OFCCP's JVA RULE

August 03, 2007

UPDATE: The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2007.DCI has learned that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review on August 1, 2007 of OFCCP’s proposed final rule implementing the amendments to the...

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OFCCP SOLICITS COMMENTS ON EXTENSION OF COMPLAINT DISCRIMINATION FORM

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn July 20, 2007, the Department of Labor’s Employment Standards Administration published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comments on the proposed extension of OFCCP’s Complaint...

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