Here are the latest developments from the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).
On May 8, 2019, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) went live with a new Compliance Checks webpage. Similar to the recent Section 503 focused reviews landing page, the Compliance Checks webpage offers federal contractors a variety of resources that will assist in preparing for and responding to a compliance check review.
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Federal contractors and subcontractors must post certain information to inform job seekers and/or employees of applicable policies, regulations, and laws.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) does not require that employers create written job descriptions for positions within their companies; however, well-written job descriptions can play a vital role before and during an OFCCP compliance review.
Doing business with the United States federal government can be very lucrative, but it comes with a price. That price arrives in the form of reporting obligations, recordkeeping, outreach, and much more. Failure to comply with all applicable regulatory requirements can also have steep consequences, so it is very important for federal contractors to ensure they are doing all that is required.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently added two infographics to the collection of federal contractor resources available on its website. These new resources concerning jurisdictional thresholds and protected veteran status are being offered as part of OFCCP’s outreach and education efforts.
On February 12, 2014, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13658 (“Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors”), with instructions to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to issue regulations by October 1, 2014 implementing the requirements of the order. On June 17, 2014, a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)…..
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is charged with enforcing the affirmative action and non-discrimination obligations of federal contractors and subcontractors. Through compliance reviews and complaint investigations, OFCCP can allege and seek remedies for discrimination in hiring, compensation, and other employment scenarios. In late July of 2013, OFCCP…..