Tag Archives: Affirmative Action Plans

Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping for Federal Contractors

On September 22, 2020, President Trump signed an order entitled Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping (EO), which includes requirements for government contractors when providing diversity and inclusion training. The order applies to contracts entered on or after November 21, 2020. Under the EO, covered government contracts and subcontracts must include provisions that […]

OFCCP Releases New Audit Lists

A new list of establishments scheduled to undergo an OFCCP audit has been posted. The list includes 2,250 service & supply contractors. This year’s list includes institutions of higher education, which were excluded from the prior list while OFCCP provided additional technical guidance to contractors in this field and updated training and procedures for compliance officers.Two new […]

EEOC Delays Collection of Employer EEO-1 Data in 2020 Due to Coronavirus

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers that are subject to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) reporting will not be required to file EEO surveys in 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on May 8, 2020. The following EEO surveys, which the EEOC had previously expected to open in 2020, have been delayed: The 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 (required […]

Updated Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has streamlined and revised the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305). The updated form alphabetizes, updates, and expands the list of disabilities. It also contains new language regarding the goal of having individuals with disabilities comprise seven percent of the workforce, the requirement to ask employees to update […]

It’s Time to Prepare for the Annual EEO-1 Report

Updated 5/7/20: The EEOC has announced there will be no EEO-1 reporting obligation in 2020. The EEOC would expect to begin collecting the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 in March 2021 and will notify filers of the precise date the surveys will open as soon as it is available. With so much of our […]

HR Works is a CHUBB Preferred Provider

We are a Preferred Service Provider for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. HR Works is selected as one of the few human resource-consulting firms in the United States by the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies to assist clients in reducing their exposure to lawsuits.  As part of Chubb’s Employment Practices Loss Prevention Services, they […]

EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Reporting Portal Will Remain Open in 2020

In a recent update, the EEOC’s request to close the pay data reporting portal has been denied. As a result, the EEOC must keep the EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Reporting Portal open to allow more time for filers to submit their pay data. The current deadline for submitting pay data for the 2017 and […]

OFCCP Published First-ever VEVRAA Focused Review List for Veterans Day 2019

The OFCCP has posted another scheduling list, this time it includes companies that will undergo VEVRAA Focused Reviews. VEVRAA Focused Reviews include a comprehensive review of a contractor’s policies and procedures as they relate solely to protected veterans. The reviews will include an onsite investigation and interviews with managers responsible for equal employment opportunity and […]

EEO-1 Report Pay Data Collection May Not Be Repeated in 2020

On September 9th, the EEOC announced that it will halt the collection of pay data during future reporting periods due to the high burden on employers and the unproven usefulness of the program. This announcement may mean that pay data submission will be a one-time effort that may not need to be repeated in 2020. […]

HR Works Offers EEO-1 Component 2 Report Filing Services

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been court-ordered to collect two years of data on wages and hours worked from employers with 100 or more employees. The form used to collect pay data and hours worked is called “Component 2” of the EEO-1 Report. “Component 1,” the race and gender form that has historically […]