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BREAKING NEWS: OFCCP Publishes New Audit Scheduling (CSAL) List

OFCCP has announced the release of its FY 2021 CSAL.  The CSAL, known as the Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (or also referred to as the Courtesy Scheduling Announcement List) identifies 750 Supply and Service establishment-based full compliance reviews, Corporate Management Compliance Evaluations (CMCE), Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) Reviews and University Reviews. As it has... Continue Reading…
July 1, 2021

EEO-1 Filing Deadline Extended until August 23, 2021

The EEOC has announced the deadline for filing EEO-1 Reports has been extended.  The new filing deadline is NOW Monday, August 23, 2021. As a reminder this year’s reporting is for both the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 forms. Stay tuned for further updates. Continue Reading…
June 28, 2021

Paycheck Fairness Act Fails to Advance in Senate

On June 11, 2021 the U.S. Senate failed to approve advancement of the latest iteration of the Paycheck Fairness Act.  In a procedural cloture vote that fell along party lines the Act fell short of receiving the required 60 votes needed to move forward. As a reminder, the version of the Act proposed in February... Continue Reading…
June 14, 2021

Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Issued

As previewed, on April 27, 2021 President Biden issued an Executive Order directing the minimum wage for certain federal contractors be increased to $15 per hour.  The Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors states that the minimum wage for certain hourly workers be increased to $15 per hour beginning January 30,... Continue Reading…
April 28, 2021

President Biden to Issue Executive Order Today Directing $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

The White House has released a Fact Sheet detailing an expected Executive Order from President Biden raising the minimum wage for certain federal contractors to $15 an hour by March 2022.  The new executive order will expand upon the Federal Minimum Wage Executive Order 13658 signed by President Obama in February 2014, which applied to... Continue Reading…
April 27, 2021

EEO-1 Data Collection Portal Open: Batch File Upload Not Available Until May 26

As anticipated EEOC has announced the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 data collection portal today.  The deadline for submission will be Monday, July 19, 2021.  As a reminder, employers are to submit only Component 1 (race and gender) data for these two years.  There is currently no obligation for pay data (Component 2)... Continue Reading…
April 26, 2021

OFCCP Releases Annual Veteran Hiring Benchmark

OFCCP has updated the annual veteran benchmark for 2021.  The new benchmark is now set at 5.6%.  This is down 0.1% from last year’s mark of 5.7%.  The OFCCP relies on the annual national percentage of veterans in the civilian labor force to set the benchmark. As a reminder, the benchmark is the percentage of... Continue Reading…
March 30, 2021

EEO-1 Portal to Open April 26, Deadline For Filing Will Be July 19, 2021

EEOC has finally announced the opening date for the collection of 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 data.  The portal is slated to open April 26 and employers will have until July 19, 2021 to file both years reports.  The agency has extended the duration of the time to file in recognition of the continuing differential impacts... Continue Reading…
March 29, 2021

With A New Secretary of Labor Confirmed, Is OFCCP Ready to Start Implementing More Changes?

On Monday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor under President Biden.  Secretary Walsh will, of course, also be newly-appointed OFCCP Director Jenny Yang’s new boss.  While we have anticipated a change in OFCCP direction under Director Yang, the changes, thus far, have been limited, perhaps because... Continue Reading…
March 22, 2021

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Expected To Now Be July 2021

In an announcement (EEOCdata.org) that flew under the radar and has, yet, to appear on the EEO-1 reporting webpage, or EEOC’s home page, EEOC now says the filing deadline will be in sometime in July.  When in July?  EEOC had not said: The EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will open at the end of April... Continue Reading…
March 15, 2021

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