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 [...]
The OFCCP lowered its veterans hiring benchmark to 5.9%. The new hiring benchmark is effective March 31, 2019.
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.