Working Together Towards Equality In The Workplace

OFCCP is dedicated to promoting inclusive and equitable workplaces. We recognize that this is a team effort, which is why we’re committed to strengthening the partnership between OFCCP and the federal contractors we assist.  That is why we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Section 503 Focused Review Landing Page. The landing page is intended to […]

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OFCCP just issued a new directive to establish the Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program (VERP). Here’s what federal contractors should know:  What is VERP?  The VERP directive creates the framework of a completely voluntary compliance program for high-performing federal contractors.  VERP is part of a broader effort by OFCCP to find innovative ways for ensuring federal contractors comply with […]

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The fourth annual National Apprenticeship Week is scheduled for November 12-18, 2018.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other partners a chance to demonstrate their support of apprenticeship. It also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. […]

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NEWS RELEASE U.S. Department of Labor Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Contractor Engagement, Compliance Assistance, and Proactive Enforcement WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) to support contractor education and training; […]

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The following information was released on the EEOC website: On August 29th, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) informed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), (via a memo from Neomi Rao, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs to Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic) that it is initiating a review and immediate stay of the […]

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Contractor Group Receives Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Against Blacklisting Regulations On October 7, a lawsuit was filed to enjoin the implementation of the regulation (Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas v. Fed. Acquisition Regulatory Council, Case No. 1:16-cv-00425, (E.D. Texas).  Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Security Companies alleged that their […]

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EEOC Issues New LGBT Fact Sheet U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sent this bulletin at 05/02/2016 03:11 PM EDT Fact Sheet: Bathroom Access Rights for Transgender Employees Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 “Transgender” refers to people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from the sex assigned to them at […]

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