Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Pays $395,000 for Discriminating

During a routine compliance evaluation, OFCCP determined that Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Inc discriminated against female, white and black applicants that applied for their Loader and Uploader positions while favoring Hispanic male applicants.

The discriminatory hiring practices violated Executive Order (EO 11246), prohibiting federal contractors, and subcontractors from discriminating based on race, national origin, or gender.

To settle the […]

By |2020-09-22T12:06:23-07:00November 20th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

JBS USA Settles $4 Million Discrimination Case

JBS USA and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will enter into a consent decree to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at JBS USA’s processing facilities located in Cactus, Texas, and Hyrum, Utah.

The decent decree settles allegations of discrimination against JBS USA’s Cactus, Texas, and Hyrum, Utah beef processing […]

By |2020-09-22T12:17:22-07:00November 15th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

OFCCP Mails 750 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters

OFCCP placed 750 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) in the mail on September 7, 2018.

These letters are in addition to those sent in March.

In the past, the OFCCP targeted specific industries. The new contractor selection process has changed, pulling more unexpected and ill-prepared contractors into the OFCCPs sights. It appears the OFCCP is not slowing […]

By |2020-09-22T12:34:16-07:00September 7th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

Did You Certify Your AAP Compliance With SAM

We have received several inquiries regarding the revised requirement of contractors to register with the System for Award Management (SAM) and how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) uses this information to select contractors for compliance evaluations.

Be see below for additional information regarding SAM and how the OFCCP uses the system.

1. The new […]

By |2020-09-22T12:48:19-07:00August 7th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

More CSALs on Their Way

OFCCP announces the release of 1,000 CSALs (Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters to federal contractors and sub-contractors. With this courtesy notification, contractors should begin preparing for a potential audit by OFCCP, before receiving the actual Scheduling Letter.

With the Trump Administration now in the White House, contractors may continue to experience the invasive audits. OFCCP […]

By |2020-02-27T12:23:19-08:00March 27th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

OFCCP Sends 1,000 Advanced Audit Notices

OFCCP has released the first wave of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) for 2018. One thousand federal contractors selected for upcoming compliance reviews. The CSALs were mailed to each establishment on the scheduling list and not to corporate headquarters.

CSALs give establishments an advanced notice of a pending audit, followed by a scheduling letter.

The letters will […]

By |2020-09-22T13:22:18-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

Update: “Component 2” of EEO-1 Report

Update on the Status of “Component 2” EEO-1 Report

The acting Chair of the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Victoria Lipnic, made a formal statement today, notifying employers that they will be using the EEO-1 Report that was used in previous years, meaning there will be no change in the filing requirement, as “Component 2” has been […]

By |2020-09-22T13:26:40-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

OIRA Suspends Component 2 of EEO-1 Report

Who is OIRA?

OIRA (Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs) is a division of the Office of Management and Budget.

Why did OIRA suspend “Component 2”?

It appears that the request by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other stakeholders, requesting the further review of the estimated burden on business implementing “Component 2” has finally been heard.

Until further […]

By |2020-09-23T12:08:48-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

VETS-4212 Report Filing Cycle Begins August 1, 2017

The affirmative action provisions of VERAA require covered Federal contractors and subcontractors to submit the number of employees in their workforce who are “protected veterans,” the report should include the following:

• Recently separated veterans (veterans within 36 months from discharge or release from active duty)
• Active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans
• Disabled veterans
• Armed […]

By |2020-09-23T13:13:36-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, Media Room|

2016 Year in Review for Federal Contractors

Obama Administration ended the year 2016 with an aggressive regulatory environment. These new regulations are a significant concern for CEOs across the country. New regulations are expensive to implement in compliance, making the net cost to implement some to these regulations prohibitive for some companies.

The fact that many of these regulations have been fast-tracked through […]

By |2020-09-25T14:04:59-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action|
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