Time: 25 minutes
For many federal contractors, managing the ever-changing demands of Affirmative Action (AA) and EEO compliance can be a lofty endeavor. While working to implement new requirements and improve existing processes, many tend to overlook the important role of management in fulfilling compliance obligations. This training is specifically designed to address managers of federal contractor organizations through a concise but comprehensive review of AA/EEO obligations and the requirements for achieving compliance. Beginning with a high-level overview of regulatory requirements (e.g., EO 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, VEVRAA) and enforcement, this training will provide the foundation for understanding AA/EEO compliance for federal contractors. Major topics will include the following:
EEO Obligations for Federal Contractors
- Affirmative Action
Overview of the OFCCP
- Background, Auditing, & Enforcement
Overview of the Affirmative Action Program (AAP)
- Identifying Risk Areas
- Following-up on Risk Areas
More on Compliance
Michael Aamodt, Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group, wrote an article featured in SIOP’s TIP publication, January 2017.
Between the periods of 2005-2007, OFCCP had several open compliance reviews with Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. establishments. In just the last month, three DOL administrative complaints for audits from this period were dismissed. Dismissals resulted from Pilgrim’s Pride bankruptcy filed in 2008.
In December of 2008, Pilgrim’s Pride declared bankruptcy, and proceeded through the process, effecting a bankruptcy plan in December of 2009. As part of the bankruptcy plan, the Court gave notice of Pilgrim’s Pride bankruptcy available to all relevant parties, requesting that all parties submit claims by June 2009. OFCCP filed a claim alleging discriminatory practices at Mount Pleasant and Lufkin, TX, factories in May of 2009. Pilgrim’s Pride then filed a Claims Objection Procedures Motion to OFCCP’s claimsRead More