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OFCCP Announces 2019 VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark is 5.9%

March 27, 2019

On March 27, 2019, OFCCP announced that the 2019 VEVRAA hiring benchmark is 5.9%, effective March 31, 2019. The information is available on the VEVRAA Benchmark Database. There is also updated national and state information available in the VEVRAA...

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OFCCP Posts Long-Awaited CSAL in OFCCP FOIA Library

March 25, 2019

On March 25, OFCCP posted the long-awaited Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in the OFCCP FOIA Library. According to OFCCP, today marks the first time that the agency has posted the CSAL in the FOIA Library without mailing advanced...

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Assembling the Highlights from OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation

March 23, 2019

The decision handed down last week from Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Colleen A. Geraghty in OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation contains some important information for federal contractors. The case involved an allegation by OFCCP that Analogic paid...

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OFCCP FY2020 Congressional Budget Justification Predicts Leen Auditing Machine

March 12, 2019

On Monday, March 11, 2019, the Trump Administration released the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget, and OFCCP issued its FY2020 Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ). Every year, OFCCP’s CBJ provides a glimpse of the agency’s commitments...

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Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC's Pay Data Collection

March 04, 2019

On March 4th, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court ordered the EEOC's pay data collection back into effect during the case Nat'l Women's Law Center v. OMB. Most private employers with 100 or more employees will be required to submit...

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OFCCP Announces VERP Initiative

February 13, 2019

On February 13, 2019, OFCCP announced a new Directive establishing the Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program (VERP). The stated purpose of the VERP Directive establishes a completely voluntary compliance program for highperforming federal...

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Preview of the Section 503 Focused Review Scheduling Letter

February 08, 2019

In August of 2018, Director Craig E. Leen released DIRECTIVE (DIR) 2018–04, in which he announced that OFCCP would start conducting focused reviews. A focused review differs from an audit in that it focuses on one of the three regulations under...

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Former OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen Formally Announced as Director

December 27, 2018

On December 26, 2018, the Department of Labor formally announced that Craig Leen, formerly Acting Director of OFCCP, was named the Director of OFCCP. Leen took over for former Director Ondray T. Harris after he stepped down from the position in July...

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Directive 2019-03: Opinion Letters and Help Desk

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-03 aims to enhance the established, and well utilized, OFCCP Help Desk. Last year, Help Desk received over 2,600 inquiries and OFCCP aims to increase its efficiency. Help Desk is a compliance assistance tool designed for providing...

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Directive 2019-02: Easy Resolution Procedures

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-02 establishes OFCCP’s Early Resolution Procedures (ERP) and outlines general guidelines for implementation. The ERP is intended to aid contractors with multiple establishments in developing corporate-wide corrective actions to meet...

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Directive 2019-01: Evaluation Procedures

November 30, 2018

With the release of Directive 2019-01, OFCCP rescinded the previously used Active Case Enforcement directive (DIR 2011-01) or ACE. The directive directs both staff and the contractor community to utilize the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual...

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Directive Friday: Clarifying OFCCP’s Compliance Procedures

November 30, 2018

OFCCP issued 3 new policy directives today, November 30, 2018. All directives were announced under the purview of ‘advancing clear and efficient compliance’ and providing federal contractors with greater certainty on how OFCCP conducts compliance...

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