This comprehensive web training delves into the detailed requirements of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA). First, a brief history and introduction will be given to provide regulatory context, followed by a detailed review of requirements such as self-id data collection and statistical analyses. This training is appropriate for Federal contractors implementing the regulations for the first time, as well as those hoping to tackle complex EEO compliance issues central to the employment of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Main topics include:
- Introduction & Regulatory Context
- Spreading Awareness of EEO Programs
- Self-Identification Process
- Data Collection & Establishing Goals and Benchmarks
- Internal Self-Monitoring & Evaluation
- Recordkeeping & Reporting
- OFCCP Potential Enforcement Priorities
Michael Aamodt, Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group, wrote an article featured in SIOP’s TIP publication, January 2017.
The Department of Labor’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) budget proposal was released today, May 23, 2017. The budget outlines the initiatives and priorities of the new administration, and as predicted by DCI, recommends merging the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by the end of FY2018.
The proposed budget indicates that the consolidation will provide efficiencies and oversight. Additionally, the proposed budget allots $88 million for OFCCP, a decrease of $17.3 million from Fiscal Year 2017. The main cut to the budget appears to be headcount, with a proposed 440 full-time equivalent (FTE) headcount, a reduction from 571 FTEs. Some other interesting items that haveRead More