Saturday, January 5, 2013

THE FOLLOWING NEW OFCCP REGULATORY AND OTHER CHANGES ARE COMING DURING 2013


DATE:  January 5, 2013
Subject: THE FOLLOWING NEW OFCCP REGULATORY AND OTHER CHANGES ARE COMING DURING 2013
  • SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS TO THE OFCCP SCHEDULING NOTICE AND “ITEMIZED LISTING” WILL REQUIRE A LOT MORE DATA TO BE SUBMITTED TO OFCCP FOR COMPLIANCE EVALUATIONS/AUDITS
  • A NEW COMPENSATION DATA COLLECTION TOOL FOR COLLECTING COMPENSATION DATA FROM CONTRACTORS TO IDENTIFY COMPENSATION DISCRIMINATION
  • SECTION 503 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, AS AMENDED, WILL BE REVISED TO INCLUDE INCREASED LINKAGES WITH ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ANALYSES REGARDING RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
  • VIETNAM ERA VETERANS’ READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT (VEVRAA) WILL BE REVISED REQUIRING MANDATORY OUTREACH, ESTABLISHMENT OF “BENCHMARKS” (GOALS?), REQUIRE SELF-IDENTIFICATION PRIOR TO OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT AND OTHER CHANGES
  • OFCCP SEX DISCRIMINATION GUIDELINES ARE EXPECTED TO UNDERGO SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS
  • OFCCP CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS WILL ALSO UNDERGO SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS INCLUDING LIKELY INCREASES TO FEMALE AND MINORITY GOALS
  • OFCCP CONTRACTORCOMPLIANCE MANUAL WILL BE UPDATED
  • THE OFCCP EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE REFERRAL DIRECTORY WILL BE UPDATED WHICH SHOULD MAKE THE DIRECTORY MORE USER-FRIENDLY AND BETTER ASSIST CONTRACTORS IN LINKING WITH ORGANIZATIONS THAT REACH OUT TO VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, MINORITIES AND WOMEN


STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON EACH OF THE ABOVE OFCCP REGULATORY CHANGES IN THE COMING WEEKS!

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