Category Archives: Industry Update

OFCCP Releases 2023 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List

A new Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) was posted by OFCCP on January 20, 2023. The list includes 500 service & supply contractors scheduled to undergo an OFCCP audit. This CSAL is a courtesy notification for federal contractors and subcontractors selected for a compliance review, which begins once the contractor receives an approved scheduling letter. […]

The EEOC Releases an Updated Workplace Discrimination is Illegal Poster

While the law did not change, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its’ “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal” Poster. All employers that are covered by any of the following federal anti-discrimination laws are required to post this notice: Title VII (15 or more employees); The Age Discrimination in Employment Act […]

OFCCP Updates Required EEO Posters

On October 28, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated its website to include the new “Know Your Rights” poster, which replaces the previous “EEO is the Law” poster and “EEO is the Law” Supplement. The “Know Your Rights” poster summarizes the federal laws prohibiting job discrimination and explains how employees or applicants can file […]

EEO-1 FOIA Request Objection Deadline Extended to October 19, 2022

As HR Works previously reported, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently issued a public notice to employers that the agency has received a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to disclose EEO-1 Reports filed by federal contractors and subcontractors (collectively, “contractors”). Contractors who do not wish to have their Type 2 Consolidated EEO-1 Report […]

OFCCP Contractor Portal Update

On August 29, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a reminder to affirmative action employers that the Contractor Portal remains open for certification and the Technical Help Desk remains available for employers in need of technical support. Federal contractors and subcontractors (collectively, contractors) who are required to certify and have not yet done so are […]

The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) Filing Deadline is September 30, 2022

Federal Contractors with 1 or more employees and a Federal contract or subcontract valued at $150,000 or more are required to file VETS-4212 Reports annually. The annual filing period for form VETS-4212 is August 1 through September 30. The data in the report must reflect a 12-month period preceding a payroll period end date between 7/1/2022 […]

Notification of Construction Contract Award Portal

Federal construction contractors have a regulatory requirement to notify the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) of receipt of a contract to perform construction work in excess of $10,000. Historically this notification was handled via mail or email. On August 26, 2022, OFCCP launched its Notification of Construction Contract Award Portal (NCAP) to offer an online, consistent, and […]

15,000 Employers Must Decide Whether to Object to FOIA Request

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a public notice to employers that the agency has received a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to disclose EEO-1 Reports filed by federal contractors and subcontractors (collectively, “contractors”). Employers have until September 19th to object. The reports have been requested by Will Evans, a reporter for the Center […]

OFCCP Revises Directive on Compensation Analysis

On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a revised Directive, “Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis” (“Directive”), to clarify its guidance and explain how the agency reviews contractors’ documentation of compliance. For details on the previous guidance, refer to our April blog post. The revised Directive states that in order to determine […]

Court Finds EEOC Guidance on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Unenforceable in Certain States

In 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Bostock v. Clayton County that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act’s (“Title VII”) prohibition on employment discrimination because of sex includes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In response, the EEOC issued guidance that elaborates on these employment protections, providing several scenarios that it considers violate Title VII. The guidance […]