Volume 3, Issue 2
The OFCCP Digest Local JobNetwork The OFCCP Digest Bill Osterndorf Sandra Zeigler, Esq. John Fox, Esq.
The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for those who do business with the Federal government. Industry leaders from throughout the country share their expertise on a range of topics including affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and government compliance.
Limiting the Applicant Data That Is Provided to OFCCP: Part 2 – Understanding Special Situations
by Bill Osterndorf

In the first part of this two-part series, we discussed the fact that the applicant data that is provided to the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is a critical piece of information in any affirmative action compliance review. We discovered that OFCCP's Internet Applicant rule provides a variety of ways to limit the applicant data that is submitted to OFCCP. read more

Bill Osterndorf Bill Osterndorf is President and founder of HR Analytical Services and has been working with affirmative action/equal opportunity issues for the last 25 years in the public and private sectors. read more

Recruiting Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans
by Sandra Zeigler, Esq.

Federal Contractors are required to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Effective outreach, recruitment and retention are essential to this effort. As OFCCP has stated repeatedly, it views the successful placement of these targeted groups as the most telling indicator of whether a Federal Contractor has complied with the requirement and made sufficient good faith efforts. read more

Sandra Zeigler Sandra Scott Zeigler, Esq. is a recognized authority on Federal EEO enforcement with 25 years of experience divided equally between the EEOC and OFCCP. read more

The Fox OFCCP Report
by John C. Fox, Esq.

First, you should know that media policy is governed by the Secretary of Labor's Press Officer, and not by the individual agencies within the U.S. Department of Labor. So, the rules could change again with the President's appointment of, and the Senate's confirmation of, a new Secretary of Labor to replace now departed Secretary Solis...but I do not think so since the DOL Press Policy has thus far been White House driven. read more

John C. Fox, Esq. John C. Fox, Esq. is one of the most experienced trial lawyers in the United States defending companies in "bet-the-bank" and other substantial employment cases. Mr. Fox is the President and a Senior Partner of Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C. read more

LJN Radio

The recent elections showed that demographics are changing in the United States. The workplace is also changing as companies now serve a more diverse population. Employers need to find effective ways to reach non-traditional candidates. The regulatory environment is also changing. The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has higher expectations for its contractors and subcontractors. OFCCP is now requiring outreach efforts that generate results, and OFCCP's ever-changing expectations are driven by a desire to provide "good jobs for everyone."

Join the Local JobNetwork™ team and Bill Osterndorf of HR Analytical Services as they explore the changing face of America as well as a changing regulatory environment. The 1.5 hour presentation is approved for one HRCI credit toward recertification of PHR, SPHR, or GPHR credentials. The session shares relevant information and includes a live Q & A to ask our experts questions.

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LJN Radio

LJN Radio programs now include topics about Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Planning, and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Federal contractors and subcontractors will find helpful information in these recent programs:

LJN Radio FAQs on Government Compliance - What to do When the OFCCP Comes Knocking FAQs on Government Compliance - What to do When the OFCCP Comes Knocking OFCCP Webinar Series

Do you have valuable information for the Federal contracting community and want to be a guest for an LJN Radio program on government compliance? Please send a note to LJNRadio@localjobnetwork.com and a radio host will contact you.

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The opinions expressed in this newsletter are the opinions of the individual author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Local JobNetwork™. The information appearing in this newsletter is meant to provide the reader with a general understanding of topics relating to OFCCP compliance requirements and is not legal advice. If you are seeking legal advice to address OFCCP compliance issues or requirements, you should consult an attorney. The Local JobNetwork™ expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this newsletter.