The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is conducting scheduled system maintenance starting Friday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. ET through Tuesday, February 19 at 8:00 a.m. ET. Most DOL websites and web systems will be affected and unavailable to the public. The National Contact Center remains open 24 hours a day to contact Job Corps (1-800-733-5627), MSHA (1-800-746-1553), and OSHA (1-800-321-6742).
Contracting officers, applicants and contractors are required to give written notice to OFCCP within 10 working days of award of a construction contract or subcontract in excess of $10,000.
Contracting officers can check the National Pre‐Award Registry to see if a contractor establishment is exempt from the pre‐award clearance process.
OFCCP provided training in conjunction with the Federal Acquisition Institute on Equal Employment Opportunity responsibilities of federal contracting officers.
The FAR system governs the acquisition process by which agencies of the federal government contract for goods and services. The provisions relevant to OFCCP are at Part 22 of the FAR, in subparts 22.8, 22.13, and 22.14.
Contracting officers can see which contractors are ineligible to receive Federal contracts because they have been debarred.
Construction contractors and subcontractors are required to set trade participation goals for minorities and females based on percentages established by OFCCP.
Federal contracting officers provide OFCCP Equal Employment Opportunity Posters when awarding contracts.