Preparing for a Compliance Audit from OFCCP

Responding to a Scheduling Letter From the OFCCP: The Little Things Matter

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs wants to conduct a compliance review.  What do you do?

Source: Foley & Lardner LLP, Article written by Carmen N. Couden, Published September 8, 2015

It is the Tuesday after a long holiday weekend, and you are faithfully going through the pile of mail on your desk when you spy an envelope from the United States Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). You open the envelope and, sure enough, your facility has been selected for a compliance review under Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. …

Regardless of which response you chose, before you respond to the OFCCP, there are several things you should do to increase your chances of a successful audit outcome MORE….

A little preparation goes a long way.  Contact your nearest PTAC with your questions about a compliance audit and how you can prepare.

 For help with Government Contracting: contact your nearest Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Funded through Cooperative Agreements between the U.S. Department of Defense and state and local governments/institutions, PTACs provide free and low-cost assistance in virtually all areas of government contracting.