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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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.
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, […]
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 […]
Federal Contractors and sub-contractors can breathe a sigh of relief today, as President Trump has signed the anticipated legislation that puts an end to Obama’s Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces -Executive Order 13673, better known as the Blacklisting Order. President Trump also signed the resolution of disapproval […]
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 […]