Tag Archives: VETS-4212

Annual VETS Reporting Portal Open

Even though it feels as thought we are still in the midst of summer, the time is here for annual VETS-4212 reporting.  The portal is now open for the 2018 filing season which started on August 1, 2018 and ends on September 30, 2018. If you recall, last year, VETS clarified that in addition to using … Continue Reading

It’s Time to be Thinking about your 2018 EEO-1 Reports

Now that you’ve successfully filed your 2017 VETS-4212 reports, it’s time to focus on EEO-1 reporting.  Most employers are not accustomed to focusing on EEO-1 reporting going into a new year, but following the filing reprieve in 2017, employers need to make sure they are prepared to file in 2018. As previously reported, federal contractors and … Continue Reading

Additional Information for 2017 EEO-1 Reporting

Following the announcement placing the EEO-1 pay data requirement on indefinite hold, the EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee has clarified open questions regarding the details for 2017 EEO-1 Reports.  In an e-mail sent to report filers, the Committee clarified: The deadline to file EEO-1 reports for 2017 is March 31, 2018; The Reports must be based on a payroll period in … Continue Reading

Important Clarification Received Regarding 2018 VETS-4212 Filings

It’s that time of year again to start preparing for the annual required VETS-4212 filing. Nothing will change for this year (2017) reporting cycle.  Starting August 1, 2017, contractors will be able to file their 2017 reports through the reporting portal.  Note, anything filed before August 1, 2017 will be recorded as part of the 2016 filing cycle. … Continue Reading

EEO-1 Reporting Portal Now Open: Changes Unveiled

In addition to filing annual VETS-4212 reports, federal contractors with 50 or more employees and $50,000 or more in contracts (and non-government contract employers with more than 100 employees) must file annual EEO-1 surveys.   The reporting portal for filing the EEO-1 reports opened today and will remain open until at least September 30. Employers need a login and … Continue Reading

OFCCP Publishes Self-ID Assistance for Protected Veterans

Adding to its growing list of available educational tools, OFCCP has published a new “InfoGraphic” to assist veterans determine whether they are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Developed in response to requests from the veteran community, the Agency’s new tool does not provide any new information or modify any obligations but instead … Continue Reading

Employers Still Need to Collect Protected Veteran Data – Just Not As Much As Before

As a follow up to OFCCP’s recent release of FAQs addressing the protected veteran data collection obligations for contractors, we wanted to take a moment to reiterate employers’ continued obligation to solicit veteran status from applicants post-offer. Under the revised VEVRAA regulations, employers must solicit protected veteran status from candidates both at the pre-offer and post-offer stage. … Continue Reading

NEW OFCCP FAQs: Employers NOT Required to Invite Post-Offer Applicants to Identify Specific “Protected Veteran” Category

As we addressed in late-September 2014, the new VETS-4212 Form to be filed by employers in 2015 will not require reporting of specific categories of “protected veteran.”  The VETS-4212 will require reporting of only the total number of protected veterans. Under the revised Section 4212 regulations, employers have the obligation to invite applicants to self-identify as … Continue Reading

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Finalize Your Self-ID forms . . . Time for Another Change?

Effective Today, No Need to Solicit and Track Specific Veteran Category Information We know you’ve been busy revising your self-id forms for applicants and employees to comply with OFCCP’s recent regulatory changes for veterans and individuals with disabilities.  And you’ve been revising your HRIS and ATS systems to track and maintain the information. Well, still … Continue Reading

VETS – 100A Reporting: New Reporting Requirements for 2015

As employers are working to file their 2014 Vets-100A Reports, the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) is already looking ahead to the future and finalizing the form and filing requirements for 2015. Finalizing rules proposed earlier this year, in 2015, the VETS-100A Report will be re-named the VETS-4212 Report (named after the U.S. Code … Continue Reading