On June 5, 2023, OFCCP released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for construction contractors. The list identifies 250 construction contractors selected for compliance evaluation. As OFCCP states in its announcement regarding the new CSAL, the list is a “courtesy notification” to contractors selected for evaluation, and the review will

On May 1, the Biden Administration announced that the federal contractor and subcontractor (“Contractor”) vaccine mandate (the “Contractor Vaccine Requirement”) issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (the “Task Force”) in response to President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors will officially end

On April 25, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved OFCCP’s revised Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305). OFCCP states the form was revised in order to “update the preferred language for disabilities and to include additional examples of disabilities.”

For example, the prior version of the form

On April 17, 2023, after giving federal contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) several opportunities to submit objections, OFCCP published EEO-1 data for Contractors that “either affirmatively agreed to, or did not object to, the release of their EEO-1 data.”  As we previously reported, OFCCP had received a Freedom of Information

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has released its 2023 Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) benchmark.  Effective March 31, 2023, the new benchmark is 5.4%, a slight decrease from 2022’s 5.5% benchmark.  This is OFCCP’s eighth reduction of the benchmark, which has steadily declined since its

OFCCP has completed the process of rescinding its Final Rule, “Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption” (the “Religious Exemption Rule”), which came into effect on January 8, 2021.

As we previously reported, the Religious Exemption Rule – adopted during the Trump Administration –

Updated on March 27, 2023 to include webinar details.

On March 20, 2023, OFCCP announced its Contractor Portal will open to receive Affirmative Action Program (“AAP”) certification submissions on March 31, 2023.  Certifications must be made by June 29, 2023.

OFCCP launched the Contractor Portal last year and required federal