The OFCCP lowered its veterans hiring benchmark to 5.9%. The new hiring benchmark is effective March 31, 2019.
The OFCCP updated the Protected Veterans Hiring Benchmark to 6.7%. This new benchmark is effective starting March 31, 2017. The previous Hiring Benchmark was 6.9%. For more information on the OFCCP’s current and past hiring benchmarks, please go to: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/AnnualVEVRAABenchmarkEffectiveDates.htm
On June 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its 2016 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) annual hiring benchmark for the employment of protected veterans by federal contractors and subcontractors. OFCCP’s annual benchmark is one of two types of benchmarks available to federal contractors [...]
The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) regulations require Federal contractors to invite employees to self-identify their veteran status and to invite applicants to voluntarily self-identify as protected veterans at both the pre-offer and post-offer phases of the application process. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) [...]