This guide is an overview of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) 16 Steps to Affirmative Action Compliance as it pertains to 41 Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 60, Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), as amended.

If under a review by the OFCCP, the agency will request documentation from the contractor demonstrating good faith efforts towards compliance with all 16 Steps.