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OFCCP Audit Enforcement Trend: How to Assess the Effectiveness of Outreach EffortsUnder the (not so new) veteran and disability regulations, federal contractors and subcontractors must establish seven percent disability goals and a veteran hiring benchmark in their affirmative action plans. In this first “transition” year, OFCCP has ...Read more on Recruiting Trends OFCCP update: proposed [...]

2017-03-10T23:13:08+00:00 March 10th, 2017|OFCCP News|Comments Off on Latest OFCCP News

OFCCP Discrimination Complaint Form Now in 5 Additional Languages

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published its employment discrimination complaint form in 5 additional languages. The complaint form, is available on OFCCP’s website and is now available in French, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese. The employment discrimination complaint form was previously only available in English.read more

2016-08-05T17:58:56+00:00 August 5th, 2016|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Discrimination Complaint Form Now in 5 Additional Languages

5 Tips to Get Managers Involved with your AAP

As the regulatory landscape for federal contractors becomes more grueling to traverse and OFCCP audits become more invasive, companies need to ensure, now more than ever, that their managers clearly understand what their affirmative action obligations are. In order to assist human resource teams with guidance on getting their managers “onboard” and involved with their [...]

2017-01-12T09:38:58+00:00 February 18th, 2016|OFCCP News|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Get Managers Involved with your AAP

Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

Remarkable technological, economic and cultural changes have had a profound impact on the economy and the workforce in recent years, spawning new industries and revolutionizing old ones. As the American workplace continues to evolve, one of its most valued benefits is flexibility – a feature demanded by the modern workforce. Never before have workers had [...]

2017-01-12T09:38:59+00:00 February 18th, 2016|EEOC News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on Flexibility and Fair Pay – You Can Have Both

DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with nine facilities of G and K Services, Inc., to remedy systemic hiring and pay discrimination violations identified in compliance evaluations initiated between 2011 and 2015. G and K Services has several federal contracts, which requires the company to adhere to nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions [...]

2015-11-19T17:44:21+00:00 November 19th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

Last week I spoke to a room full of airmen in San Antonio, some of whom will soon transition into the civilian workforce. I told them about our great Department of Labor employment workshop that is part of the Transition Assistance Program, as well as the many employment workshops and services we provide at nearly [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:02+00:00 September 6th, 2015|EEOC News, OFCCP News, Vets News|Comments Off on By the Numbers: Veterans Unemployment Drops to 4.2 Percent

OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

Oral Arts Laboratory, Inc., a dental manufacturing and lab company, has entered into a conciliation agreement with OFCCP wherein they will pay $115,000 to remedy a claim of systemic hiring discrimination. The corporate headquarters, located in Huntsville, Alabama, was the subject of an audit by the OFCCP that uncovered areas of systemic discrimination during the [...]

2015-09-04T00:53:04+00:00 September 4th, 2015|OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP Sanctions Huntsville Manufacturer

What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

Conversations about disability rights seldom focus on the unique experiences of women with disabilities. Last week, however, the department’s Women’s Bureau held a “Women and the Americans with Disabilities Act” webinar highlighting issues women with disabilities face in the workplace. If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the webinar recording below. Some [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:02+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Misc News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on What ADA Means to Women: Dismantling Barriers to Inspire a Brighter Future

OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in late September 2013 published a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741. Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities, [...]

2017-01-12T09:39:03+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on OFCCP checklist for compliance with Section 503 AAP requirements