It’s that time of year again, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has sent out its Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters. This year however, the OFCCP discontinued its previous compliance evaluation strategy of Active Case Management (ACM) and rang in the new year with a new directive, Active Case Enforcement (ACE). The title alone should give you insight into the direction the OFCCP will be taking with audits this year.
The old ACM strategy was focused on systemic discrimination and used an abbreviated desk audit process. The new ACE directive certainly moves the agency from managing compliance evaluations to enforcing them.
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