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OFCCP Issues New Sex Discrimination Regulations

After 46 years, OFCCP has updated their guidelines on sex discrimination.  On June 14, 2016, OFCCP issued a final rule updating their regulations at 41 CFR 60-20.  The new sex discrimination regulations take effect on August 15, 2016. The new regulations are intended to more accurately reflect today’s workforce, legal environment and changing social environment […]

6 OFCCP Compensation Questions You Need to Answer Now

Compensation interviews have become commonplace in OFCCP compliance reviews. Are you prepared for the questions they’ll ask? OFCCP will typically begin the compensation interview with something like the following: “We conducted an analysis of your compensation data, and found an indication of possible discrimination. Thus the reason for this discussion and interview.” While it can […]

EEO-1 Overhaul Proposed for 2017

Significant changes to the EEO-1 reporting process were proposed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Feb 1, 2016 in the Federal Register.  Below is a brief synopsis of the proposed changes and how it will affect employers. What’s Changing? For all employers with 100 employees or more, the proposed EEO-1 report would […]

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Three Affirmative Action Changes for 2016

OFCCP has three major regulation updates planned for their 2016 fiscal year.  Federal contractors and subcontractors should keep these in mind while updating and implementing their Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Equal Pay Report A final rule implementing this report is expected in May 2016.  The new requirement stems from President Obama’s memorandum “Advancing Pay Equality […]