Over the past year there has been an increase in lawsuits brought by plaintiffs firms and advocacy groups, as well as an increase in filing mills that are issuing thousands of demand letters to businesses with a web presence.The Economist recently published an article discussing these filing mills: “Peter Strojnik, a lawyer in Phoenix, has [...]
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What is a Conciliation Agreement? As a federal contractor, your Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) may be subject to an audit by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The audit will begin thirty days after you receive the scheduling letter when you will electronically submit your AAP and the desk audit phase will begin. The […]

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In the event of an OFCCP audit, your actual promotion activity will be reviewed by the OFCCP and it will be compared against the definition you have provided. Any discrepancies in applying the definition to your promotion decisions would be red flagged and result in further investigation. Below is a guide to assist in promotion data preparation.Click […]

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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 […]

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