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Updated Proposed Focused Review Scheduling Letters: OFCCP Still Seeks Substantive Revisions

This is the third of our series of blog posts on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) July 1 request for comments on OFCCP’s updated proposed scheduling letters.  For background, OFCCP first proposed changes to its existing compliance check, establishment review, and focused review scheduling letters in April, and received comments from the contractor community.... Continue Reading…
July 19, 2019

OFCCP Scales Back its Proposed Changes to the Establishment Review Scheduling Letter Itemized Listing

This is the second blog post in our series discussing the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) request for further comments on OFCCP’s proposed scheduling letters and itemized listings, which were first published in April. In our April post on the proposed changes to the then newly proposed establishment review scheduling letter and itemized listing,...… Continue Reading
July 10, 2019

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

OFCCP Establishment Review Scheduling Letter Updates

This, our third and final blog in a series discussing the proposed changes to OFCCP’s scheduling letters, takes a look at the Agency’s proposed changes to the establishment review letter and itemized listing. With the appearance of Focused Reviews and Compliance Checks on this year’s CSAL, contractors have been abuzz about their obligations associated with...… Continue Reading
April 23, 2019

OFCCP Proposes Revised Scheduling Letter for Compliance Checks

This is the second in our series of blogs on OFCCP’s proposed changes to its various scheduling letters. Our previous publication focused on the Agency’s new Section 503 and VEVRAA Focused Reviews.  In addition to rolling out the new Focused Reviews, OFCCP has also revived the Compliance Check, which has not been used in recent years....… Continue Reading
April 18, 2019

Details about OFCCP Proposed Focused Review Scheduling Letters

As we reported last week, OFCCP published in the Federal Register for Notice and Comment revised scheduling letters for Section 503 and VEVRAA Focused Reviews, Compliance Checks, and regular establishment compliance reviews. As a reminder, scheduling letters initiate a compliance review and set forth the required items contractors must provide to OFCCP in an audit. Over the...… Continue Reading
April 17, 2019

OFCCP and ODEP Provide Insights for Good Disability and Inclusion Practices

By Laura A. Mitchell and Lisa B. Marsh Last Week, OFCCP Director Craig Leen and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (“ODEP”) Jennifer Sheehy, joined with the National Industry Liaison Group to discuss disability and inclusion. With 500 Section 503 Focused Reviews on OFCCP’s March 2019 CSAL list, the timing was...… Continue Reading
April 14, 2019