Compliance Reporting and Recordkeeping

Thursday, July 18, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. OFCCP is asking OMB for approval to reinstate a burdensome reporting requirement on federal construction contractors that the agency originally abandoned in 1995 as putting a strain on OFCCP resources.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Illinois is contacting employers that have an Equal Pay Registration Certificate (EPRC) to remind them that they must apply for a recertification every two years. However, the state’s reminders included the wrong date for the employee-level data that

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

As the July 1 certification deadline approaches, technical issues have once again frustrated OFCCP’s Contractor Portal certification process.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Our comments to the Office of Management and Budget argue that OFCCP’s Contractor Portal remains overly burdensome to federal contractors, and that changes should be made before it is extended for another three years

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

OFCCP’s latest Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) puts some 500 federal contractor establishments on notice that they’ve been flagged for an upcoming compliance audit.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The White House Office of Management and Budget has given approval to the Labor Department to continue using the current version of the mandatory VETS-4212 report through the 2026 filing season.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

In a heads up to all entities that are required to file annual EEO-1 reports, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued 15 employers for failure to comply.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

The Labor Department’s brief argues that a lower court got it wrong in ruling that the Freedom of Information Act required OFCCP to release the EEO-1 data of federal contractors that objected to disclosure on grounds that the data were protected comm

Thursday, May 16, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. OFCCP has filed a formal request with the White House Office of Management and Budget to continue using its Contractor Portal for another three years. OMB is accepting comments on OFCCP’s request, and CWC intends to comment

Thursday, April 25, 2024

CWC has filed written comments with OFCCP objecting to the agency’s proposal to reinstate an expanded version of its long-discontinued and highly burdensome monthly utilization reporting requirement for federal construction contractors and subcontrac

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Our comments to the White House Office of Management and Budget support a request for approval by the Labor Department to continue using the current version of the mandated VETS-4212 Report for another three years, noting that the form is familiar to

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

OFCCP has officially opened its annual online Contractor Portal by way of which covered federal contractors must certify their compliance with the agency’s AAP requirements. Certifications must be completed by July 1, 2024.

Monday, April 8, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Federal Communications Commission, in a partisan 3-2 vote, has moved forward with reinstating and making public an annual demographic report similar to the EEO-1 that covered broadcasters must file with the agency. The

Thursday, April 4, 2024

CWC WEB WORKSHOP ON THURSDAY, APRIL 11. The White House Office of Management and Budget has revised the standards that federal agencies use to collect race/ethnicity data, and it will take some time before the changes are incorporated into collection

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Following the EEOC’s announcement that the filing season for 2023 EEO-1 Reports will begin on April 30, 2024, updated instructions recently posted to the agency’s EEO-1 Filing website indicate that there are no changes to the process used for filing

Thursday, March 21, 2024

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in a likely sign that it is getting ready to reinstate a pay data collection requirement, has released to the public a new Data Dashboard allowing users to review and sort aggregate EEO-1 “Component 2” pay

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. OFCCP has announced its intent to reinstate a revised version of its long-discontinued Form CC-257, which if implemented will require covered federal construction contractors and subcontractors to collect and report on a mo

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that the filing period for the mandatory Component 1 EEO-1 Reports covering 2023 employment data is scheduled to open on April 30, 2024, and run for five weeks until June 4. Filing specifics h

Monday, February 26, 2024

The federal district court that ruled last December that OFCCP must release the EEO-1 data of federal contractors that objected to disclosure has put its order on temporary hold after DOL decided to file an appeal.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. We are pleased to present an updated version of CWC’s guide for meeting California’s annual pay data reporting requirements that incorporates changes that the state has made for the 2023 reporting cycle.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

CWC WEB WORKSHOP ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22. The state of California has opened its mandated pay data reporting cycle covering calendar year 2023, and for the third time in three years since the program was launched in 2020, the state has made changes

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Our written comments to the Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service support the agency’s intent to get approval to continue using the current version of the mandated VETS-4212 report for another three years, noting that covered f

Sunday, January 7, 2024

CWC is pleased to present members with our Summary of Recordkeeping Requirements: Federal Fair Employment and Affirmative Action Laws. The summary covers the FEP/AA recordkeeping requirements imposed under 12 federal statutes, including the recently

Thursday, January 4, 2024

A federal court in California has ordered OFCCP to disclose federal contractors’ EEO-1 “Type 2” consolidated data in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, including Type 2 data submitted by contractors that objected to FOIA disclosure on

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Historical EEO-1s downloaded by filers in conjunction with this year’s EEO-1 filing season may contain a significant database display error. Our memo describes the issue and how to respond.

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