NewsFederal Announcements and Updates
As changes are made to the employment requirements under federal contracts by actions of the administration or congress, Pillar updates its material in a timely fashion. The changes (or possible changes being considered) for the current year are reflected below with some commentary on each. A full discussion of each subject is contained in Pillar’s Employment Requirements of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors.
The D.C. District Court’s follow up Order (issued verbally from the bench April 25, 2019, written Order posted in Court’s docket folder April 26, 2019 and will be linked here once made public) to its March 4th Order vacating the OMB’s stay on the Component 2 summary compensation data collection, requires the EEOC to collect and employers to report, Component 2 data by September 30, 2019.
On March 4, 2019, a D.C. Federal District Court Vacated the review and stay described below. Further commentary on the court’s Order follows at the end. On August 29, 2017 the EEOC announced that it had received a Memorandum from the OMB (OIRA), which put a hold on the previous OMB authorization for the new information collection (summary compensation data) for reporting year 2017, and left the traditional Form EEO-1 reporting requirements unchanged from previous years.
Expanding the DIR 2019-02 model of offering exemption from randomly selected reviews at any establishment to a contractor who voluntarily submits multiple establishments for review (DIR 2019-02 offers exemption from random selection of any establishment for the period of a consent decree which applies the remedy for a violation in one establishment to additional establishments, the contractor voluntarily submitting those additional establishments to consent decree jurisdiction).