On May 7th, the EEOC announced they are delaying the anticipated opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data will now be due in March 2021, along with the 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data. The agency stated that it “recognizes the [...]
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has finally approved the OFCCP audit Scheduling Letters, including those for Compliance Checks and Focused Reviews. The OMB made several revisions to the OFCCP’s proposed changes for the letters submitted back in June 2019. This resulted in the newly approved audit scheduling letters being largely unchanged from those [...]
The VEVRAA Benchmark for hiring protected veterans, set by the OFCCP for federal government contractors, has dropped for the sixth year in a row. The OFCCP has lowered the benchmark from 5.9% to 5.7% which applies to affirmative action plan years starting on or after March 31, 2020. The benchmark is based on the national [...]
In an effort to improve its transparency to federal contractors, the OFCCP recently released their methodology explaining how they selected federal contractors to be audited in FY2018. The methodology is described in this two page document. The OFCCP stated that they have no legal obligation to publish their methodology each time the methodology is revised.
The EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee received a large number of requests for extensions to file the 2017 EEO-1 Report, so the deadline has been extended to Friday June 1, 2018. Please go to the EEO-1 website for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo1survey/.