The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) makes some part of its enforcement data available to the public. The data can be accessed here. The data is provided in two parts, one dataset that consists of closed Compliance Evaluations and another dataset called Compliant Investigations data. The first dataset contains the information on the evaluations that OFCCP has initiated and the second dataset contains the information on investigations that has been triggered by a complaint from an employee or a group of employees. In this post I will take a quick look at the former of these two datasets to see what we can learn from this data.

The closed compliance evaluations dataset consists of 21,538