Category: Section 503

Employment Success During Coronavirus

Until the coronavirus pandemic struck, employers struggled this year to fill open positions, but now business success and employment rates have been shaken. In the blink of an eye, Americans...

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New OFCCP Directive Stresses Compliance Evaluation Efficiency

In an effort to ensure compliance evaluations are completed in a timely manner, OFCCP created Directive (DIR) 2020-02: Efficiency in Compliance Evaluations. The directive lays out plans to help keep...

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OFCCP Creating Mediation Program for Federal Contractors

Consistent with the goal of assisting federal contractors, OFCCP is moving to create a mediation program with Directive (DIR) 2020-03.  The purpose would be to "resolve findings of discrimination violations"...

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FAQ on VEVRAA Focused Reviews Offers Key Insights

OFCCP released its latest FAQ, this one offering details on VEVRAA Focused Reviews. There appears to be many similarities between the information for VEVRAA Focused Reviews and the Section 503...

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Drug Misuse Guidance Under Section 503

Federal contractors and workers can now reference valuable resources on OFCCP's new page focused on topics related to past drug misuse. People who have misused drugs in the past could...

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EEOC Updates COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication

In an effort to keep employers informed, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance publication focused on COVID-19 issues. The questions and concerns are important for general...

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OFCCP Releases the Latest Supply and Service Technical Assistance Guide

On November 3, OFCCP updated its Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for contractors and subcontractors under supply and service contracts. The guide is designed as a “valuable self-assessment tool” and give...

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Federal Contractor or Subcontractor? Why This Is Important

What is a Federal Contractor? Individuals or employers who enter into a contract with the United States (any department or agency) to perform a specific job, supply labor and materials,...

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OFCCP Proposes New Scheduling Letters for Promotion and Accommodation Focused Reviews

Related article: OFCCP Starting VEVRAA Focused Reviews: What You Need to Know For Promotion and Accommodation Focused Reviews, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has introduced condensed versions...

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