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Important Updates from OFCCP Director Craig Leen & EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic at the 2019 NILG Conference

August 01, 2019

 

Many on the DCI team are attending the 2019 NILG Conference in Milwaukee, WI this week, and have provided updates from sessions they have attended. OFCCP Director Craig Leen delivered the opening speech at the conference, where he shared...

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OFCCP Releases FAQ Guidance on Practical Significance and Validation of Selection Procedures

July 30, 2019

In keeping with their focus on transparency, last week OFCCP released two FAQ documents that should be reviewed by all federal contractors. The first focuses on practical significance in the context of adverse impact measurement, which is one...

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OFCCP Releases Opinion Letter on Pay Analysis Groups

July 22, 2019

On July 22, 2019, OFCCP released an opinion letter in response to a request to address whether contractors can work with OFCCP to develop a Pay Analysis Group (PAG) structure that OFCCP would accept as valid for use in future OFCCP audits. 

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ordered to Pay $6.6M in OFCCP Race Discrimination in Hiring Case

July 21, 2019

On July 19, 2019, federal contractor Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, was ordered by an administrative law judge to remunerate $6.6M in back pay and to extend job offers to 182 class members after being found in violation of Executive Order 11246 for...

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ODEP & OFCCP Launch Inclusion Award

July 09, 2019

Federal contractors can now apply for the Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) award. The EDI award is a joint initiative between the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to...

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General Audit Trends

July 06, 2019

In March of this year, OFCCP released their Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL) list, outlining which federal contractors could expect to be audited this year, as well as the type of audit. OFCCP has indicated that Compliance Checks,...

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Updates on Proposed Changes to Scheduling Letters: What’s In and What’s Out

July 02, 2019

OFCCP suggested a number of changes to the current scheduling letters in its Proposed Renewal of Information Collection Requirements, which was published in the Federal Register on April 12. Following the release of these proposed revisions, there...

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Proposed Changes to OFCCP Scheduling Letters: Summarizing the Institute’s Comments

June 30, 2019

As noted in a previous blog, OFCCP proposed changes (dated April 12, 2019) to the supply and service scheduling letters covering contractor compliance with Executive Order (EO) 11246, Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations . The Institute for Workplace...

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DOL/OFCCP Regulatory Agenda – Open for Comment

May 28, 2019

OFCCP has three agenda items currently in the proposed rule stage. Meaning, the following rules have been proposed to the public in order to address a specific problem or accomplish an agency goal:

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OFCCP Releases Town Hall Action Plan Update

May 06, 2019

On April 29, 2019, OFCCP released an update regarding the Town Hall Action Plan created after the 2017-18 Compliance Assistance Town Halls and stakeholder meetings. The Compliance Assistance Town Halls serve as a space for contractors to provide...

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EEO-1 Pay Data Collection – The Saga Continues with a Hearing Scheduled Next Week

April 12, 2019

Yesterday, April 11, 2019, Judge Chutkan scheduled a hearing for 2 p.m. (EDT) next Tuesday April 16, 2019, for all parties to attend in regards to her order to reinstate the EEO-1 pay data component 2 obligation. 

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Construction Contractors: OFCCP Proposes New Compliance Check Letters

April 11, 2019

OFCCP has developed a compliance check letter specifically for construction contractors, with a request for comment posted to the Federal Register earlier this week. The proposed information collection request (ICR) includes two compliance check...

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