• OFCCP Updates VEVRAA Benchmark Database: Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Take Note

    This information was received from the US Department of Labor, OFCCP on 4/21/15 OFCCP’s National Annual Benchmark for VEVRAA Now 7 Percent OFCCP updated the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database on its website, based on 2014 end-of-year data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  Now, the Annual National Benchmark is 7 End excerpt

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  • OFCCP Posts New Section 503 and VEVRAA FAQs

    This information was received from the US Department of Labor on 6/18/14 As part of its on-going effort to provide guidance to the contractor community, OFCCP has posted additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) responding to questions received from contractors. The FAQs address requirements of the revised regulations implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act End excerpt

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  • OFCCP Posts VEVRAA Benchmark Database and User Instructions

    From United States Department of Labor 3/21/14 OFCCP posted the Benchmark Database required by the new regulations implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).  Federal contractors use the VEVRAA Benchmark Database when establishing a hiring benchmark for protected veterans as required by 41 CFR 60-300.45 of the new regulations. The database includes the End excerpt

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  • OFCCP issues new VEVRAA regulations: New veterans rule for federal government contractors

    By Susan Schoenfeld, JD, Senior Legal Editor On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a final rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended (VEVRAA), at 41 CFR Part 60-300. VEVRAA prohibits employment discrimination against specified categories End excerpt

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  • GovCon Resources

    Scroll through the options below to learn more or download forms to assist you with HR Compliance for Government/Federal Contractors: Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) EPLI Defense Base Act (DBA) HR Compliance Federal Contract Compliance Manual EEO-1 Articles Risk /Management VETS/VETS 100 Articles VEVRAA Articles FAR Privacy Training Required for Federal Contractors (NEW 2/10/17) OMB Voluntary Self-Identification of End excerpt

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  • GovCon Compliance

    FosterThomas is a specialist in the arena of Government Contracting HR. With hands on expertise that is continually developed from working successfully alongside Government and Federal Contractors, FosterThomas is able to seamlessly integrate with your staff. Our Government Contracting HR Solutions focus on exceptional HR Compliance and Management.  Gain proactive HR protection & guidance and End excerpt

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  • OFCCP Compliance Regulations: Federal Contractors Take Note

    Written by Patti Trimpin, FosterThomas HR Consultant Keeping up with OFCCP Compliance Regulations As a Human Resource professional I understand how difficult it is to keep up with the constant changes to OFCCP compliance regulations.  Federal contractors and subcontractors have many obligations to contend with, particularly when it comes to the hiring process. I recently participated in End excerpt

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  • OFCCP update: proposed regs, sample affirmative action plans, and more

    By Susan Schoenfeld, JD, Senior Legal Editor The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) continues to churn out regulations, offer agency guidance, and release new information impacting federal government contractors. Here are some of the latest developments coming out of the OFCCP. Proposed regulations, guidance issued for blacklisting Executive Order On May 28, 2015, End excerpt

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  • Updated Veterans Self-ID Form and FAQs

    OFCCP Posts Two FAQs on Inviting Veteran Self-Identification and the New VETS-4212 Form **Please scroll to the bottom of this post to download the most recent Veterans Self-ID form (Pre and Post Offer)** In response to contractor inquiries, OFCCP has posted two Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the new VETS-4212 reporting form and the requirement End excerpt

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  • OFCCP Posts New Sample Affirmative Action Programs (AAPs) Web Page

    The following information was received from the DOL on 5/27/15. OFCCP has posted a new Sample Affirmative Action Programs Web page that contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) may find useful.  The new page contains sample transition year Section 503 and End excerpt

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