What are the regulations for veterans and individuals with disabilities?

Federal contractors have a number of compliance tasks with the requirements for veterans and individuals with disabilities that were implemented in March 2014.  The following checklist outlines the OFCCP’s rules: Conduct and document good faith outreach efforts towards veterans and individuals with disabilities (You will be required to keep this documentation for three years) Ensure mandatory […]

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What are the posting requirements for the EEO is the Law Poster and Supplement?

As stated on the EEOC Website: The law requires an employer to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability or genetic information. The “EEO is the Law” poster, prepared by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), summarizes these laws and […]

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Are there OFCCP requirements for career pages and job postings?

If your organization is subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), then you must comply with OFCCP’s job posting requirements.   The basic posting requirements under VEVRAA state that federal contractors are required to post “all employment openings” with the appropriate Employment Service Delivery Systems (ESDS) where the job opening […]

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5 Major Categories of the 16 Construction EEO & Affirmative Action Requirements

1. Recruitment Practices Establish and document outreach efforts Maintain Applicant Flow Log, including walk-in applicants Notify OFCCP if union(s) referral process has impeded efforts to meet obligations (41 CFR 60-4.3(a)7.d.) Document encouragement of employee referrals. (41 CFR 60-4.3(a)7.j.) Download sample Employee EEO & AA Notification and Employee Activity Tracking Log 2. Training Develop, participate in […]

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What are affirmative action job groups?

AAP job groups are a subdivision of EEO Categories that more narrowly group  jobs that require similar skills, have similar promotional opportunities, and pay similar wages. Your company determines its own job groups. The job group code can be letters, numbers, or a combination of both. If there are fewer than 150 employees in your […]

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How Do I Prepare for an OFCCP Compliance Review?

The following elements should be in place in preparation for an OFCCP Compliance Evaluation: A current and previous year’s affirmative action plan for Minorities and Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans with all required analysis. If you are six months or more into your AAP plan year then goals and activity analysis should be updated. […]

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What Questions May Be Asked in a Compensation Audit Interview?

Examples of Compensation Audit Questions Introduction OFCCP will typically begin the compensation interview with something like the following: “We did an analysis of your compensation data, there was an indication of possible discrimination. Thus the reason for this discussion and interview.” When asked a direct question, it is OK to say, “I don’t know” or […]

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