Government Contracts & Investigations

Category: Labor and Employment

End to EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Reporting for Now…

On February 10, 2020, in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) collection of gender and race pay data complete. This marks the end of a long-fought battle that has been raging since 2016 over whetherRead More

Topics: Labor and Employment

OFCCP Proposes Clarifying Evidence Standards, Post-Audit Procedures in Regulations

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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) is seeking to codify its current procedures for analyzing statistical evidence of discrimination and communicating with contractors after finding potential violations of the laws it enforces. The proposed regulations provide greater clarity to the contractor community about OFCCP’s process both during and after audits. What do theRead More

Topics: Labor and Employment, Statutes and Regulations

OFCCP Announces New “Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program”

On February 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued Directive 2019-04, “Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program (VERP).”  VERP is essentially an elective audit program and, while it may seem to have some appealing components, it is hard to imagine how the risk of participation would outweigh the rewardRead More

Topics: Acquisition Reform and Emerging Issues, Labor and Employment, Statutes and Regulations