How do I resurvey my workforce?

OFCCP’s revisions made March 24, 2014 to affirmative action regulations created new self-identification requirements for federal contractors. The OFCCP encourages contractors to implement the new self-identification processes . Alternatively, contractors may opt to delay these processes until the start of their next AAP cycle. The self-identification requirements are broken down into two separate parts: Pre-Offer and Post- Offer. Many […]

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How can we assist Veterans to know if they are covered under VEVRAA?

Many protected veterans do not realize that they are protected veterans.  Below you will find several resources to assist veterans. The OFCCP has published a new “Info-Graphic” to assist veterans determine whether they are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). The newly created tool does not provide any new information or […]

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Is there a New Section 503 Checklist Tool?

Yes, there is! The Checklist is designed to help contractors assess their compliance with the affirmative action program (AAP) requirements of Section 503 by answering a series of “yes/no” questions about their company’s practices and policies. Contractors are not required to use the Checklist, and using the Checklist does not ensure compliance with the Section 503 […]

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How do we ensure online accessibility for individuals with disabilities?

In the wake of its Internet Applicant rule, OFCCP released an initiative titled “Ensuring the Accessibility of Online Application Systems.”  Since many employers transitioned to the Internet as their primary, or only, means of accepting applications, OFCCP implemented this initiative to ensure that applicants with disabilities are afforded their equal opportunity rights in the hiring […]

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What tracking and outreach do I need for IWDs and Veterans?

The OFCCP annually publishes the  Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark on its Web site based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Below is the Benchmark chart as presented on the DOL website: Annual VEVRAA Benchmark Effective Dates Because there are numerical goals (annual 7% utilization analysis required since […]

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