Federal contractors need help assessing risk and choosing a direction that will get their recruitment programs in compliance with the evolving regulations being aggressively enforced by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The many layers of complexity are clearly frustrating contractors as the number of violations being flagged by OFCCP continues a strong upward trend under the current administration according to recent enforcement statistics. There are two broad issues that contractors can focus on that will provide some direction in their hiring program.
- One thing that must be addressed is the implementation of a documented and accessible recruiting policy, with an emphasis on rules for using social media.
- The other is a training program that focuses on accountability on recordkeeping, resulting in defensible and meaning