Yes, you saw that correctly. An analysis of your compensation while doing a self-audit, at least an overview in the manner typically done in a desk audit by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), can be relatively simple. That’s not because the agency lacks the skills to conduct complex compensation analyses, but because the sheer number of audits the agency investigates every year makes running complex compensation or regression analyses impractical with every desk audit.

While it is imperative to ensure a company’s pay is in all respects nondiscriminatory, surviving an audit, as anyone who has been through this process