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Posts Tagged ‘OFCCP’

Top Problems to Expect When You Don’t Have an HR Professional

August 6, 2015

We live in a world of “make it work.” When there’s no oregano, we substitute rosemary. Or when we have a cold, we take a Dayquil and get ready to tackle the day. When our company grows too fast, we piece together an HR function. You’ll notice that one...

Best Way to Prepare for the Amendments to Executive Order 11246

October 8, 2014

President Obama issued an Executive Order on July 21 amending Executive Order 11246 for Equal Employment Opportunity, making “our government…just a little bit fairer”.  Executive Order 11246, signed by President Johnson in 1965, prohibits government contractors doing $10,000 worth of government business on an annual basis from discriminating in...

Best Ways to Demonstrate “Good Faith” Recruiting Efforts

April 2, 2014

Just this past week the new rules by the Office of Federal Contracting Compliance Programs (OFCCP) went into effect in an effort to strengthen the recruitment efforts by government contractors to hire more veterans and persons with a disability. As a government contractor compliance SME, we hear a...

Automated Applicant Tracking Vs. Manual Tracking or a “Home Grown” Solution

February 27, 2014

Are you a Federal Contractor who is in the process of or considering making a change to an automated Applicant Tracking System (ATS) from a manual or “home grown” solution? And do you feel that in order to be compliant you have to force candidates through a lengthy...

Attention Government Contractors – Don’t Let March 24th Be The Beginning of Your Compliance Problems

February 19, 2014

By Amy Stark, Practice Director of Talent Acquisition and Connie Maniscalco, Practice Leader By now you have heard about the new OFCCP rules that go into effect March 24, 2014 for government contractors concerning changes to Affirmative Action requirements.  In short, the final rules are intended to increase hiring...

What Government Contractors Need to Know: Affirmative Action Plan Changes 2014 vs. 2013

February 17, 2014

Is your company a government contractor? If so, you have no doubt heard about one of the new rules the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contracting Compliance Programs) announced in August 2013. One of the changes are those to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973....

How to Best Prepare for OFCCP Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters

February 13, 2014

You may have heard that the OFCCP is getting ready to send a wave of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters(CSAL) to contractors that have been selected for an upcoming compliance review. And the news may be making you very nervous. I remember the first time I received a CSAL and...

Attention Government Contractors!

February 20, 2012

Are you a government contractor? Has your organization been subject to an OFCCP audit in the last 18 months? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you are familiar with the requirements associated with being an Affirmative Action employer, including the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Specifically,...