Last month, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) created the Disability and Veterans Community Resources Directory. The goal of the Directory is to assist contractors in locating community and other resources for recruiting veterans and individuals with disabilities. The Directory contains a non-exhaustive list of groups and organizations that are available to provide … Continue Reading
Many contractors have been preparing for the past several months for the first group of compliance obligations imposed by the Final Rules adopted by OFCCP in August 2013. In five short days, the first set of obligations will become effective. Is your organization ready to implement the first set of compliance obligations? Does it have … Continue Reading
On September 19, 2013, two members of the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce Committee sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez seeking additional information regarding the regulations recently adopted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) regarding individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. As previously discussed, those regulations impose … Continue Reading
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has extended the projected date for the release of final rules regarding federal contractors’ affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. OFCCP had projected that the final regulations would be published earlier this year. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Spring … Continue Reading
In December, 2011, the Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) caused much consternation among the federal contracting community by publishing proposed changes to the affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of contractors and subcontractors regarding individuals with disabilities. Much has been written and discussed regarding the proposed data tracking requirements, utilization goals, solicitation requirements, and outreach … Continue Reading
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