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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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OFCCP TO TARGET APPROXIMATELY 125 FAAPS FOR REVIEW

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

A senior OFCCP official has confirmed the agency has begun scheduling a new round of functional affirmative action program (FAAP) compliance evaluations. OFCCP will use a random method to...

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OFCCP Announces Interim Enforcement Position On Mandatory Job Listing Requirement

June 26, 2007

OFCCP has been working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the past several weeks to finalize regulatory changes to the mandatory job listing requirement that is required by the Jobs for Veterans Act. OFCCP had previously indicated it...

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OFCCP SENDS FINAL RULE IMPLEMENTING “JOBS FOR VETERANS” TO OMB FOR REVIEW

May 30, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsUPDATE: OMB completed its review of the rule on August 1, 2007. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2007.The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is currently...

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CHANGES FOUND IN OFCCP’S COMPENSATION SCREEN IN MID-ATLANTIC REGION

May 30, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsDavid Cohen, President of DCI Consulting Group Inc. reports that contractors have noticed a change in the compensation screen used by OFCCP at the desk audit stage in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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EEOC AND DOL RELEASE SEMI-ANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

May 02, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThis is the time of year when federal agencies release their semi-annual regulatory agendas, as required by Executive Order 11286 and the Regulatory Flexibility Act. The agenda lists all...

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HOUSE HOLDS PAY EQUITY HEARING; BILL WOULD REINSTATE OFCCP PAY GRADE METHODOLOGY

April 25, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Committee on Education and Labor Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on April 24, 2007 on the proposed “Paycheck Fairness Act” (H.R. 1338), which was introduced...

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4,500 Sites Listed With OFCCP’s New Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters

March 17, 2007

On March 13, 2007 OFCCP mailed Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters to CEOs along with its second FY 2007 scheduling list identifying approximately 4,500 facilities. OFCCP’s initial scheduling list was released in November 2006.

 

Who’s on the...

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OFCCP INTERNET APPLICANT RULE WEBINAR RESOURCE MATERIALS

January 10, 2007

Last December, DCI’s David Cohen participated in a webinar sponsored by Monster.com where he discussed how the new Internet applicant rule applies in the context of an OFCCP audit. His presentation, “Are You Ready for Your OFCCP Audit?”, and an...

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