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OFCCP's TAG, Part 4: Listing Jobs with the ESDS

March 10, 2021

In this week’s entry into ourblog seriescovering the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP) Supply and Service Technical Assistance Guide (TAG), we’ll examine the requirements surrounding listing open jobs with the local...

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OFCCP's Technical Assistance Guide, Part 2: Two General Rules

February 24, 2021

As mentioned in ourprevious blog, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP)Technical Assistance Guide(TAG) for supply and service contractors and subcontractors provides valuable insights for federal contractors. In this blog...

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OFCCP's Technical Assistance Guide (TAG), Part 1: Overview

February 17, 2021

Note: This blog was updated in January of 2024 to reflect current OFCCP leadership.

OFCCP’sTechnical Assistance Guidefor non-construction companies provides valuable insights into the agency’s requirements and an overview of the agency’s...

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New OFCCP Director: Jenny Yang, Former EEOC Chair

January 20, 2021
DCI has learned that former EEOC Chair, Jenny Yang, is the new Director of OFCCP, a political appointee under the new Biden administration.

Directly following President Biden’s Inauguration swearing-in today, the Department of Labor’s Leadership...

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District Court Injunction & OFCCP Signal Halt of EO 13950 Enforcement

January 05, 2021

On December 22, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction banning the enforcement of Sections 4 and 5 of Executive Order 13950 (EO 13950), a controversial federal directive...

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OFCCP Proposes Promotion & Accommodation Focused Review Letters

December 22, 2020

OFCCP has proposed new scheduling letters for the Promotion and Accommodation Focused Reviews. Similar to the final letters for the Section 503 and VEVRAA focused reviews, these letters are condensed versions of the standard compliance review letter...

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OFCCP Releases Certainty Directive

December 15, 2020

With the release of Directive 2021-02, OFCCP has completed its commitment to the OFCCP principles, first announced in 2018, of Certainty, Efficiency, Recognition, and Transparency (or CERT).The Directive, effective December 11, 2020, commits the...

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OFCCP Extends Moratorium for VAHBP Providers

December 15, 2020

Directive 2021-01* has extended OFCCP’s current enforcement moratorium for all Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program (VAHBP) providers** by two years, through May 7, 2023. Historically, OFCCP has provided a moratorium for healthcare...

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OFCCP Releases New Technical Assistance Guide for Small Contractors

December 03, 2020
On December 3, 2020, OFCCP announced the release of a new technical assistance guide for small contractors. The new guide provides compliance assistance on equal employment opportunity obligations for small federal supply, construction contractors...
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Record Keeping Requirements in Affirmative Action (Part 2)

November 18, 2020

By: Sally Makreff

In September 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released updated regulations related to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, (VEVRRA) which covers protected veterans, and Section 503...

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DOL Publishes Final Rule to Codify Procedures OFCCP Uses to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

November 05, 2020

Today, November 5, 2020, OFCCP published the final rule titled “Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Decisions”. In additional, the rule clarified definitions to specify...

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Record Keeping Requirements in Affirmative Action (Part 1)

November 05, 2020

By: Sally Makreff

One of the most common violations issued by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) during a compliance review is failure to properly maintain employment and personnel records. While the federal affirmative action...

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