Letter L-32: Amended Show Cause Notice for Unresolved Violations

(Compliance Evaluations)


Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested AND Electronic Mail




[Name of Establishment/Construction Contractor CEO]

[Title of CEO]

[Establishment/Construction Contractor Name]

[Street Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]


Dear [insert name of CEO]:


On [insert date], the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), issued your company a Notice to Show Cause which listed specific violations of [insert one or more as appropriate: Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 503), as amended; the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), as amended] and offered you 30 calendar days in which to show why enforcement should not be initiated.

We have completed our subsequent review of your company’s equal employment opportunity policies and practices.  [Insert this sentence if the contractor is a construction contractor: “Our review was of your construction work sites in the [insert name of geographic area.”]] Additional violations of the [insert one or more as appropriate: Executive Order 11246, Section 503, VEVRAA] were identified. 

Consequently, we are issuing this Amended Notice to Show Cause.  You have 30 calendar days from the date you receive this Notice to show why enforcement proceedings should not be initiated under [insert one or more as appropriate: Sections 208 and 209 of the Executive Order 11246, as implemented by 41 CFR 60-1.26; Section 503, as implemented by 41 CFR 60-741.65; and/or VEVRAA, as implemented by 41 CFR 60-300.65].

The enclosure lists the most recently identified violations, along with those specified in the [insert date] Notice to Show Cause. You are required to correct these violations, as indicated, within 30 calendar days of your receipt of this Notice or we shall recommend that enforcement proceedings be initiated.

Should you have any questions or wish to discuss a resolution to the issues raised herein, please contact [insert name of compliance officer] or [insert appropriate pronoun: his or her] supervisor, [insert name of supervisor], at [insert telephone number] to schedule a meeting or telephone conference.


[insert name of the regional or district director]

Regional Director or District Director


cc: [insert name of corporate CEO]

[insert name of designated representative]

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