Strategies for Success in OFCCP Audits

Strategies for Success in OFCCP Audits

Time: 1 hour
Cost: $79

This comprehensive web training covers background information and strategic considerations essential for contractors engaged in an OFCCP compliance review. These strategies are aimed at demonstrating compliance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA). First, strategies are explored for the initial submission of items requested by the OMB-approved itemized listing that accompanies an OFCCP compliance review scheduling letter. Second, additional strategies and considerations are explored related to common follow-up requests proposed by OFCCP during the desk audit phase. Finally, recommendations are made for onsite review preparation and managing the conclusion of an audit.

Main topics include:

  • Introduction & Regulatory Context
  • Communication & Process Notes
  • Responding to a Scheduling Letter
  • Preparing for and Responding to Follow-Up Requests
  • Preparing for and Navigating an Onsite Review
  • Possible Outcomes of a Compliance Review
  • Final Notes

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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 have

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