Letter L-37: 15-Day Notice: Violation of a Conciliation Agreement

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), entered into a Conciliation Agreement (CA) with your company.  The CA sets forth your company's specific commitments to remedy violations found during a [insert as appropriate: compliance review or complaint investigation].

We completed a review of your compliance with the CA on [insert date] that indicates that your company failed to comply with commitments outlined in the CA.  The facts and circumstances of each violation of the CA are outlined in the enclosure.

Accordingly, under the CA referenced above [insert one or more as appropriate: and 41 CFR 60-1.34, 41 CFR 60-300.63 and 41 CFR 60-741.63], you have 15 calendar days from the date you received this Notice to demonstrate that you are in compliance with the specified provisions of the CA. You may demonstrate your compliance through a written presentation of facts and evidence.  However, if you fail to do so within the specified period, we will recommend the initiation of enforcement proceedings under 41 CFR [insert as appropriate: 60-1.26, 60-300.65 or 60-741.65].  Should this matter proceed to enforcement, you will have an opportunity for a hearing before any sanctions are imposed.

Should you have any questions or wish to discuss this matter, please contact [insert name of compliance officer] or [insert appropriate pronoun: his or her] supervisor, [insert name of supervisor], at [insert telephone number].


[insert name of the regional director]

Regional Director


cc: [insert name of the corporate CEO]

[insert name of the designated representative]

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