While it’s only November, we can certainly say that this has been a year of tremendous change for companies subject to the federal affirmative action laws and regulations. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) implemented a number of major initiatives during 2015. With the extensive number of new and proposed initiatives involving OFCCP that have occurred in the last few years, it has become difficult to keep track of all the actions that federal contractors and subcontractors need to take. Below, we’re going to take a look at what happened during 2015 and what companies should be doing now. Please note that the information in this article is accurate as of November 12, 2015.

All Portions of the Revised Regulations Regarding Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities Became Effective

OFCCP’s revised regulations regarding veteran and disability status first became effective on March 24, 2014. However, there were certain portions of these regulations (the affirmative action or “Subpart C” portions) that did not go into effect for in