When the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) begins an affirmative action compliance review, it sends the organization subject to the review a letter that requests various types of information. This letter is referred to as a “scheduling letter.” The scheduling letter includes an itemized listing of specific information that OFCCP expects will be included when information is submitted to the agency. The scheduling letter used for federal contractors and subcontractors that provide supplies or services to the government gives these organizations 30 days to submit information to OFCCP.

On October 1, 2014, OFCCP released a new version of the scheduling letter and itemized listing. While the revisions to the scheduling letter were not particularly substantive, there were exten