How much more can the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) throw at federal contractors and subcontractors? Contractors are worn out by the continuous changes, directives, intensified audits and additional paperwork expected of them by the OFCCP. The OFCCP’s Director, Ms. Shiu, is plowing ahead with many of the reforms she has been waiting to implement.
There have been two recent announcements from the OFCCP: (1) Directive 306, issued January 29, 2013, “Complying with Nondiscrimination Provisions: Criminal Record Restrictions and Discrimination Based on Race and National Origin” was effective immediately, and (2), the more worrisome, Directive 307, which describes the OFCCP procedures for reviewing the contractor’s compensation practice during compliance reviews resulting from letters dated February 28, 2013 or later. To read more, please click on the link below.