Maly Statement on Racism

By | June 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We at Maly Consulting are deeply saddened and horrified by the senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and all other victims of racially motivated violence.  We acknowledge the pain our nation is experiencing as the fear and uncertainty of a pandemic have been exacerbated by these tragic reminders that prejudice and inequality [...]

2019 EEO-1 Data Collection Delayed to 2021

By | May 8th, 2020|Categories: Compliance Alerts, MALY News Report, News & Events|Tags: , |

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 [...]

OFCCP Audit Scheduling Letters Approved

By | May 8th, 2020|Categories: Compliance Alerts, MALY News Report, News & Events|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark Lowered Again

By | May 8th, 2020|Categories: Compliance Alerts, MALY News Report, News & Events|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

OFCCP Releases New “Ombuds Service”

By | May 8th, 2020|Categories: MALY News Report, News & Events|Tags: , |

On May 6th, the OFCCP introduced its new Ombuds Service to the contractor community for concerns and complaints, especially during OFCCP audits. The ombuds, as described by the OFCCP, is “an independent and neutral public official with the authority to both receive and informally address concerns and complaints about OFCCP policies, procedures, or actions.” The [...]