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What’s New with the Updated Proposed Compliance Check Scheduling Letter?

In April, OFCCP proposed four new scheduling letters – one each for its establishment reviews, compliance checks, and separate but related letters for its focused reviews on Section 503 (disability) and VEVRAA (veteran) compliance. These proposed letters, if approved, would have significantly increased the burden of the submission required in the event of a review....… Continue Reading
July 8, 2019

Additional Insights on the New Updated EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Materials

As we previously reported, on July 2, EEOC updated the its newly created website with long-awaited materials regarding the obligation of employers with 100 or more employees (or contractors with 50 or more employees) to submit pay data and hours worked data as part of the annual EEO-1 reporting obligations. Please find the rest of...… Continue Reading
July 3, 2019

Additional Insights on the New Updated EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Materials

As we previously reported, on July 2, EEOC updated the its newly created website with long-awaited materials regarding the obligation of employers with 100 or more employees (or contractors with 50 or more employees) to submit pay data and hours worked data as part of the annual EEO-1 reporting obligations. We anticipated EEOC would not...… Continue Reading
July 3, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Alert: EEOC Adds Materials and FAQ Answers to Website

As we approach the July 15 date on which EEOC expects to open the portal to file EEO-1 Component 2 pay data reports, EEOC has at long last provided us with guidance materials:  https://eeoccomp2.norc.org/faq.html. Please find the rest of this article in our Affirmative Action & OFCCP Law Advisor blog here.… Continue Reading
July 3, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Alert: EEOC Adds Materials and FAQ Answers to Website

As we approach the July 15 date on which EEOC expects to open the portal to file EEO-1 Component 2 pay data reports, EEOC has at long last provided us with guidance materials:  https://eeoccomp2.norc.org/faq.html .  The most helpful materials can be found by clicking on the “More Info” Tab at the top right of the...… Continue Reading
July 2, 2019

OMB Seeks Public Comment on OFCCP’s Revised Scheduling Letter

On Friday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published notice it would begin reviewing the proposed changes to OFCCP’s Supply and Service scheduling letter (1250-0003) and is seeking public comments until July 28, 2019 to aid in its review.  Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), OMB must evaluate all new and (periodically) all existing federal government...… Continue Reading
July 1, 2019

EEOC On Schedule to Open Component 2 Reporting July 15, 2019

In its most recent status update, filed with the court as ordered by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan, EEOC is reporting it and NORC are on schedule to open the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data reporting tool on July 15, 2019. Please find the rest of this article in our Affirmative Action & OFCCP Law Advisor...… Continue Reading
June 17, 2019

EEOC On Schedule to Open Component 2 Reporting July 15, 2019

In its most recent status update, filed with the court as ordered by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan, EEOC is reporting it and NORC are on schedule to open the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data reporting tool on July 15, 2019. The status report explained that a Computer-assisted Web Interview (CAWI) data collection instrument will be available...… Continue Reading
June 17, 2019

EEOC Provides Update on EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Portal and Helpdesk Development

As previewed last week, EEOC has provided additional details regarding the anticipated opening of the EEO-1 pay data reporting portal and helpdesk. The EEOC is now reporting it  expects a web-based portal for the collection of 2017 and 2018 Component 2 data will be active by mid-July 2019. The URL for the portal will be...… Continue Reading
June 3, 2019

OFCCP Issues First Opinion Letter

As we noted at the beginning of the year, the Agency in late-November 2018 issued a Directive stating it would develop  a dynamic and searchable publically available source of Help Desk questions and answers to assist contractors.  Directive 2018-08 also announced OFCCP would issue Opinion Letters to provide guidance on specific topics, either in response to...… Continue Reading
June 3, 2019

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