Berkshire’s President Reviews OFCCP Compliance in 2018 and Forecast for 2019 at Charlotte ILG Meeting

Posted by January Mallory on February 15 2019

Thinking back on the last year, 2018 was one for the books. Since OFCCP Director Craig Leen took office, OFCCP has made numerous changes that could affect compliance efforts for federal contractors.

OFCCP Releases Another Directive

Posted by Liz Balconi, PHR, SHRM-CP, M.A., Managing Consultant on February 15 2019

The OFCCP has released a new directive creating the Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program (VERP). This directive is voluntary for federal contractors and is targeted towards contractors looking to get themselves in full compliance.

OFCCP Announces Tech Industry Town Halls

Posted by Kelly Andrews, PHR, SHRM-CP on February 8 2019

The OFCCP is offering targeted compliance assistance to the contractor community for those organizations in the high-tech industry. These meetings will be a town hall set up and are open to the public. The OFCCP website recommends that the subject matter will be of particular interest to Human Resources Managers, Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists, Compliance Officers, and others in the technology industry who are directly involved with ensuring compliance according to the agency’s requirements.

Register for a Free Webinar on How OFCCP's Recent Changes Impact You —Hosted by LocalJobNetwork

Posted by January Mallory on February 8 2019

Due in part to many new directives, a lot has happened at OFCCP since Director Craig Leen took over in August. Join us for this free webinar hosted by Berkshire Associates and LocalJobNetwork, as Lynn Clements, Director of Regulatory Affairs, shares insights on the 2018 directives issued, how the new directives are impacting contractors, and what contractors can expect during upcoming audits.

OFCCP’s Plans for Audits in Fiscal Year 2019

Posted by Michiko Clark, Associate HR Consultant on February 1 2019

It’s that time of year again. OFCCP is getting ready to release their next list of contractors who will be subjected to a compliance review in fiscal year 2019. The agency has indicated they intend to increase the number of audits this fiscal year to 3,500. These audits may consist of compliance evaluations, compliance checks, and focused reviews. This is the first time the since fiscal year 2014 that the OFCCP has planned to schedule more than 3,000 audits.

Update for the 2018 EEO-1 Filing

Posted by Cindy Karrow, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior HR Consultant on February 1 2019

Today the EEOC announced that the website used for filing the EEO-1s will be open in early March. The delay in opening the website is due to the partial government shutdown that affected the EEOC.

FREE Webinar on OFCCP Section 503 Focused Reviews and How to Prepare Now - February 26 at 2 p.m.

Posted by January Mallory on February 1 2019

OFCCP recently announced it would conduct focused reviews of federal contractors’ Section 503 compliance during its Fiscal Year 2019 scheduling cycle. The agency also checks Section 503 compliance in every current compliance review.

Preparing for the 2018 EEO-1 Filing Season

Posted by Cindy Karrow, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior HR Consultant on January 18 2019

When I signed up to write this blog I thought we would all be preparing for the 2018 EEO-1 filing season. Instead, the EEOC is closed during the partial federal government shutdown. Therefore, we do not have any new news about the filing. However, we have some suggestions as you prepare for filing the 2018 reports after the EEO-1 website is up and running again.

Ensuring Applicant Data Can Withstand OFCCP Scrutiny

Posted by Charu Avasthy, PHR, Senior HR Consultant on January 11 2019

Federal contractors or subcontractors must comply with many affirmative action obligations surrounding applicant management, job postings, career site statements, and outreach effort evaluations, to name just a few. This blog will guide you in putting together robust applicant data for your affirmative action plan so it will be more likely to withstand OFCCP scrutiny in an audit.

VIEW RECORDING - Looking Back to Plan Ahead: A 2018 Review and Forecast for 2019

Posted by January Mallory on January 4 2019

Duration: 60 minutes
Cost:  Free
Recorded: January 2019
Presenter: Beth Ronnenburg, President of Berkshire Associates

View this free webinar hosted by Berkshire Associates and DirectEmployers as Beth Ronnenburg, President of Berkshire Associates, reviews OFCCP changes and their impact on the contractor community.