The OFCCP recently sent surveys using SurveyMonkey to contractors that completed an OFCCP compliance review between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2017. The OFCCP is seeking information about contractors’ experience during audits in order to improve “communication, transparency, and timeliness during our compliance evaluations.” The OFCCP reassured contractors that their responses will be anonymous [...]
The OFCCP updated the veterans hiring benchmark from 6.7% to 6.4%. The new 6.4% hiring benchmark is effective 03/31/2018. Please see the OFCCP’s website for more information: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/AnnualVEVRAABenchmarkEffectiveDates.htm. Contractors also have the option of establishing their own customized benchmark. Here is more information about how to establish a customized benchmark: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOLOFCCP/bulletins/1e50d73.
The OFCCP issued a new directive concerning the use of Predetermination Notices (PDN) during compliance reviews. This directive is effective as of February 27, 2018. A PDN is a letter given to federal contractors before the Notice of Violation (NOV) if the OFCCP has preliminary findings of violations. However, a PDN was usually only provided [...]
As of Sunday, December 10th, Ondray T. Harris was named the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Even though no formal press release has been issued yet by the Department of Labor (DOL), the OFCCP updated its website to list Harris as the Director, and previous Interim Director Tom Dowd is [...]
On August 29, 2017, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) sent a memo to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about the new EEO-1 report. The memo stated the pay component will not be required as part of the EEO-1 report due in 2018. The EEO-1 report is still due March 31, 2018.