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 a compliance evaluations. This article will provide you with additional information regarding SAM and how OFCCP uses the […]

By |2019-02-20T16:11:28-08:00August 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 (“CSALs”) for 2018 to 1,000 federal contractors that have been selected for upcoming compliance reviews. The CSALs were mailed to each establishment on the scheduling list and not to corporate headquarters.

The CSALs are designed to give the establishment to be audited with advanced notice […]

By |2019-02-14T07:34:02-08:00February 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 |2019-09-17T08:25:10-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, News, OFCCP News|

OIRA Suspends Component 2 of EEO-1 Report

Today, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (“OIRA”), notified the public that it has suspended “Component 2” of the revised EEO-1 Report. “Component 2” was the controversial portion of the revised EEO-1 Report which would have required employers with over 100 employees to submit W-2 pay and FLSA hours worked information.

Who is OIRA?

OIRA […]

By |2018-02-23T13:06:40-08:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, News, OFCCP News|

OFCCP Sends 800 Advanced Audit Notices

OFCCP has released the next wave of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (“CSALs”) to over 800 federal contractors that have been identified for upcoming compliance reviews. Contractors may confirm whether one of their establishments was mailed a CSAL by faxing a written request on company letterhead to OFCCP’s Division of Program Operations at (202) 693-1305.

The […]

By |2018-02-23T12:52:54-08:00February 23rd, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

OFCCP Slammed for Over-Reaching in Google Case

An administrative law judge (ALJ) denied the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs) access to Google employees and pay data on July 14, 2017.

As many federal contractors are aware or have experienced, the OFCCP has one of the worst federal agency track records regarding transparency. Some have accused the agency as being overly aggressive, […]

By |2019-03-25T13:45:17-07:00July 21st, 2017|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

New Form I-9 and New Handbook for Employers Released by USCIS

The United States Citizen Immigration Services (USCIS) released the updated Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.

What You Need to Know:

You can begin using the updated version immediately, but you must begin using the new fomr no later than must be used no later than 9/18/2017.

Employers must follow the existing retention and storage rules for […]

By |2019-04-26T08:16:16-07:00July 17th, 2017|News, OFCCP News|

Change to Pay Transparency Provision

On January 11, 2016, changes to the Pay Transparency Provision Executive Order 11246 became effective , and apply to all covered contracts entered into or modified as of that date. Every employer covered by Executive Order 11246, as amended, is required to post the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision and include it in employee manuals and […]

By |2018-08-06T14:27:56-07:00February 22nd, 2017|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|