In a new directive released on August 10, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced plans to start conducting focused reviews in the new fiscal year, which begins October 1st.

Directive 2018-04 instructs OFCCP staff to dedicate a portion of future scheduling lists on focused reviews of contractor compliance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and VEVRAA. These targeted reviews will include mandatory site visits, reviews of policies and practices, interviews with staff responsible for EEO compliance as well as employees impacted by these policies. The directive calls for OFCCP staff to "develop a standard protocol for conducting the focused reviews," and to "go onsite and conduct a comprehensive review of