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Latest Events and News

OFCCP Proposes Rule to Collect Summary Compensation Data from Contractors in New Equal Pay Report

On August 6, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labors Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making requiring covered federal contractors and subcontractors with more than 100 employees to submit an annual Equal Pay Report on employee compensation. Click here for more information.

OFCCP Pilots New Self-Service Options for stakeholders

Beginning this month, OFCCP stakeholders will have new self-service options that will allow them to submit questions and check the status of complaints directly through the OFCCP website.

These new self-service options, Submit a Question to OFCCP and Check Status of Question or Complaint are available on the Workforce Corner section of the OFCCP home page. We hope that these new self-service options will make it easier for stakeholders to submit questions, obtain answers, and access the information they need. Although we encourage stakeholders to take advantage of these self-service tools, all previously available channels can still be used to contact OFCCP.

Phone: 1-800-397-6251 (TTY: 1-877-889-5627)
E-mail: OFCCP-Public@dol.gov

OFCCP settles hiring discrimination case with Lincoln Electric

For the second time in 11 years, OFCCP has settled a hiring discrimination case with federal contractor Lincoln Electric. The company will pay $1 million and provide 48 job opportunities to 5,557 qualified African American workers who were unfairly rejected for jobs at the company’s facility in Cleveland, Ohio. OFCCP investigators found that Lincoln Electric used an application system and testing process that violated the law by creating an adverse impact on African American workers. Read the Labor Department’s press release for more information.