OFCCP has updated the annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark, which is based on 2015 end-of-year data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Effective on March 4, 2016, the Annual National Benchmark is nowCONTINUE READING
As contractors prepare for 2016, we want to share some reminders on what to be prepared for in the New Year with the OFCCP and EEO compliance.
1.) First full year of 503/VEVRAA analytics under Subpart C
Contractors were required to comeCONTINUE READING
Nearly two full years have passed since the release of the revised Section 503 and VEVRAA which introduced a number of new requirements for federal contractors involving affirmative action for protected veterans and individuals with disabilitiesCONTINUE READING
In 2013, when the VEVRAA implementing regulations were revised, many contractors were confused by the “active duty wartime or campaign badge” category. The regulations define an “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” as a veteranCONTINUE READING
There appears to still be confusion around what contractors are required to do with the VEVRAA annual hiring benchmark. Specifically, what should a contractor compare to the hiring benchmark?
OFCCP updated the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database on its website, based on 2014 end-of-year data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Now, the Annual National Benchmark is 7 percent – a slightCONTINUE READING