Annual VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark is 5.6 Percent

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just announced the National Annual Veteran Hiring Benchmark will be reduced, effective March 31, from 5.7% to 5.6%. Read more about the Benchmark at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/vevraa/hiring-benchmark.

By |2021-03-30T12:51:52-05:00March 30th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface Update

Federal contractors and subcontractors are one small step closer to OFCCP's AAP Verification Initiative becoming reality. OFCCP just updated the Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface website with with a "Coming Soon" title. As previously reported, the interface is being designed to require federal (sub)contactors to annually certify compliance with affirmative action regulations and [...]

By |2021-03-11T14:32:39-05:00March 11th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Census EEO Tabulation Update

On Thursday, March 4, the U.S. Census Bureau released updates to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation that are now available for download. The updates include changes to the American Community Survey (ACS) from 2014-2018 data, used to calculate availability to compare against incumbency and set goals. Kairos has reviewed changes to the [...]

By |2021-03-05T11:42:15-05:00March 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

CALIFORNIA PAY DATA REPORT DUE MARCH 31, 2021

"It is important to note that an employee declining to self-identify sex does not mean that they should automatically be reported in the non-binary category." The California Pay Data Report has rules that are different from EEO-1 and OFCCP related to gender identification. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:52:11-05:00March 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

OFCCP Updates Supply & Service Scheduling List

OFCCP has amended the September 20, 2020 scheduling list by removing all establishments selected to receive focused reviews and compliance checks. The evaluations that will proceed include establishment-based compliance reviews, CMCE reviews, FAAP reviews and university compliance reviews. An amended Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)  and amended methodology  have been posted on the [...]

By |2021-03-03T17:44:34-05:00March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

OFCCP Compensation Discrimination – Renewed Focus & Broad Data Collection

Early indications point to renewed OFCCP focus on compensation discrimination audits. Kairos encourages you to begin analyzing your compensation data now. On February 2, 2021, Google agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle compensation and hiring claims stemming from an OFCCP audit ($2.6M for compensation and $1.2M for hiring). Last Thursday the Paycheck [...]

By |2021-02-04T11:48:24-05:00February 3rd, 2021|News|0 Comments

OFCCP in the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration introduced a number of changes last week with several Executive Orders and the appointment of a new OFCCP Director. Kairos will briefly discuss these changes and what to expect going forward. (4 minute read) OFCCP Enforcement Trends Historically, Republican administrations have focused on enforcing existing regulations while Democratic ones tend [...]

By |2021-01-26T10:55:03-05:00January 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day

Today we celebrate the 92nd birthday of the late Dr King. He left behind a rich legacy as an activist and prominent leader of the nonviolent civil rights movement in the 50’s and 60’s. We honor Dr King today by sharing our favorite quotes… “There comes a time when one must take a [...]

By |2021-01-19T15:52:14-05:00January 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

EEO-1 and California Pay Reports Update

EEO-1 Report On Tuesday, January 12, the EEOC issued news release on the status of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reports. The online portal will open in April 2021. Companies should expect to file the 2019 reports at the same time they file their 2020 reports. You can view the original [...]

By |2021-01-14T12:18:29-05:00January 14th, 2021|News|0 Comments