Yearly Archives: 2011

01 Sep

OFCCP Files Complaint Against Colorado-Based Cheese Producer For Discriminating Against Minority Job Applicants

News Release OFCCP News Release: [09/01/2011] Contact Name: José Carnevali or Deanne Amaden Phone Number: (415) 625-2631 or x2630 Release Number: 11-1291-SAN US Labor Department files complaint against Colorado-based cheese producer for discriminating against minority job applicants at California facility Back wages and job offers sought for African-American, Asian and Hispanic applicants; debarment from future

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31 Aug

New Webinar Series Focuses on AAP Planning and Preparation

Carla Irwin and Associates, Inc. and Thomas Econometrics announced today that they will co-host a series of webinars to help HR professionals understand the practical implications of regulatory changes to affirmative action guidelines. Aug 31, 2011 – Carla Irwin & Associates, a leading affirmative action consulting firm, and Thomas Econometrics, a top provider of analysis

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22 Aug

President Signs Order To Promote Diversity And Inclusion In The Federal Workforce

PRESS RELEASE 8-18-11 President Signs Order To Promote Diversity And Inclusion In The Federal Workforce EEOC Chair Berrien to Help Establish Government-Wide Initiative WASHINGTON – President Obama today  signed an executive order to promote equal employment opportunity, diversity  and inclusion in the federal workforce, making federal workplaces models that  tap talents from all segments of

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10 Aug

OFCCP Issues ANPRM on Compensation Data Collection Tool

In today’s Federal Register, the OFCCP issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) for a new Compensation Data Collection Tool.  The Agency is seeking comments on the following questions: What data or information should be collected in order for OFCCP to assess whether further investigation into the contractor’s compensation decisions and policies is

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03 Aug

OFCCP FAQ Series: Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP)

In June, the OFCCP released a new directive outlining updates to the FAAP process. According to Director Patricia Shiu, “the FAAP is back and is better than before.”  Below are excerpts from the OFCCP’s Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) FAQs.  Click here to read the full version. To learn more about the new FAAP Directive

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01 Aug

2011 VETS 100-100A Filing Cycle

VETS100-100A Federal Contract Reporting Special Announcement 2011 VETS 100 Filing Cycle Please Read Below The Department had planned to begin accepting electronic submissions of VETS 100/VETS-100A forms on August 1, 2011. However, there are currently technical problems preventing contractors from carrying out these submissions. The Department is aware of this issue and is working to

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28 Jul

OFCCP Director Shiu Keynote Address At NILG Conference

INDUSTRY LIAISON GROUP (ILG) 2011 NATIONAL CONVENTION OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS PREPARED REMARKS FOR PATRICIA A. SHIU, DIRECTOR Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs – U.S. Department Of Labor Marriott Hotel – 555 Canal Street – New Orleans, Louisiana Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – 8:00 – 9:00 AM (CDT) Thank you for that introduction, Todd. In

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22 Jul

OFCCP’s 2011 Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda Recap

On July 12th, OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu hosted a live web chat regarding the Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda.  OFCCP has five entries in the new agenda including improving employment opportunities for veterans, disabled individuals and women and minorities in the construction industry, developing a compensation data tool and updating the sexual discrimination guidelines. Highlights from the

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