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Recently some contractors told us they were surprised when OFCCP wanted to audit their compliance with Executive Order 13201, which is commonly referred to as the “Beck notice.” So we thought this would be a good time for a quick refresher on

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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced it is conducting an internal review to identify necessary changes to the regulations implementing Executive Order 11246 as a result of revisions to the EEO-1 form. These changes will

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Dear Harold,

What guidance could you offer regarding a contractor’s responsibilities for record keeping under the new Internet Applicant regulations when using third-party contractors, such as search firms?

Harold: The question raised is a difficult

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The Department of Labor and the EEOC published their Semiannual Regulatory Agendas in the Federal Register (71 FR 22896 and 71 FR 23392) on April 24, 2006. These agendas, which are required under Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility

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Recent actions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are another “wake-up” call for employers to insure they are in compliance with federal immigration laws. These developments include nationwide immigration raids against a manufacturer

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OFCCP’s new recordkeeping requirements for “Internet Applicants” went into effect on February 6, 2006. To assist contractors in their compliance efforts, OFCCP stated that a contractor would not be cited for a “purely technical recordkeeping

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(UPDATE: The EO Survey will be eliminated effective September 8, 2006- click here for details.)

OFCCP is currently reviewing approximately 2,700 public comments in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published January 20, 2006, in

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(UPDATE – JUNE 16, 2006: FINAL COMPENSATION GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN RELEASED – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS)

OFCCP’s long-awaited standards for evaluating systemic compensation discrimination and the guidelines for federal contractors to self-evaluate their

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DCI welcomes Harold M. Busch as Vice President of Government Relations to the DCI Consulting team. Mr. Busch has spent more than 30 years of his professional life enforcing EEO laws and advising companies on how to comply with federal regulations

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The public comment period for OFCCP’s proposed rule to implement amendments to the affirmative action provisions of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) closed on March 28, 2006. OFCCP proposed this rule to implement

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