You have just finished a difficult OFCCP compliance review that appeared to be interminable. Numerous scenarios could have occurred during the way, but the end result is OFCCP issuing a notice of violations (NOV) and a conciliation agreement (CA). As frustrating as it is, many contractors can expect to receive a CA, especially if they failed to post their job openings with the state employment service or failed to conduct outreach for veterans and individuals with disabilities. The issuance of CAs has risen from 18.1% in 2010 to 26.3% in 2011, and 32.8% in 2012. As OFCCP is closing out its current fiscal year, it may be motivated to increase its closure numbers by the end of September by pressuring contractors to sign last minute CAs.

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