The OFCCP vowed things would change after President Trump’s election.  It is making good on that promise.  The Agency issued three new Directives in the last two weeks, following four others earlier this year.  One of these Directives was long-awaited new guidance on pay analyses, replacing Directive 307.  And, the OFCCP has a new Acting Director, Craig Leen (see our earlier post for the exciting news about the immediate-past Director, Ondray Harris, joining our firm).

The good news for contractors is that the OFCCP’s actions are almost all pro-business, aimed at making the Agency more transparent, objective, and efficient. Continue Reading The OFCCP’s Been Busy — 9 New Directives This Year, Largely Pro-Business

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) performs compliance audits reviewing numerous federal contractors’ affirmative action plans and practices on a yearly basis.  A number of organizations are reporting that the OFCCP will be sending out courtesy letters (known as corporate scheduling announcement letters, or “CSAL”) notifying employers that they have been selected for such an audit as early as next week.  With the changing landscape of the OFCCP’s affirmative action plan requirements and regulations, it is important that employers be on the lookout for such letters and begin preparations for the audit as soon as possible.

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