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As co-leader of the firm’s ESG group, Laura Mitchell partners with her clients to evaluate, set, achieve and monitor their organizational culture and human capital goals. She focuses her practice on data analytics, including pay equity and other employee analytics, working side-by-side with employers to build programs that benefit employees and create a stable, high-functioning workplace. Understanding that an inclusive, values-based culture provides a crucial competitive advantage in the modern workplace, Laura enjoys counseling companies on the development of proactive and equitable pay and diversity practices.

OFCCP released today a new list of supply and services contractors and subcontractors selected for audit (FY 2024 CSAL Supply & Service Scheduling List, Release – 1). The list identifies 500 compliance reviews among approximately 462 companies.

The Agency also published an explanation of the methodology used to select a pool of the contractors and

As organizations are preparing and filing the 2023 EEO-1 Data Collection reports, (deadline is June 4th) there’s a change on the horizon for future reporting.

For the first time in over twenty-five years, in March, 2024 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published  a set of proposed revisions to Statistical Policy Directive

OFCCP announced this morning the release of a new Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) landing page. The landing page, which encourages readers to “check back often for updates” contains links to the Agency’s thoughts about the use of AI in federal contractors’ employment processes. 

Following a link labeled Artificial Intelligence and Equal Employment Opportunity for Federal

In recognition of the 15th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Biden Administration has released a proposal that would prohibit federal contractors from using a job applicant’s prior salary history when setting pay and require federal contractors to post the expected salary range in its job postings. >>Learn more here.

In recognition of the 15th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Biden administration released on Monday, January 29th, a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) that would prohibit federal contractors from using job applicant’s prior salary history when setting pay and would require federal contractors to post the expected

Acting OFCCP Director Michelle Hodge announced the new Southwest and Rocky Mountain (SWARM) Regional Director selection in an “Acting Director’s Corner” message e-mailed to stakeholders on January 16, 2024.

The congratulatory announcement detailed now-Regional Director Sullivan’s more than 17-year tenure with OFCCP noting

[g]iven Ronny’s extensive OFCCP experience in the SWARM Region, he is equipped