OFCCP Publishes Updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual

On December 30, 2019, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released the updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM). The manual provides guidance to OFCCP compliance officers in conducting evaluations and investigations, and provides federal contractors with compliance assistance.

The online Update Alert includes all changes since the last official FCCM update in 2014, including:

  • Insertion of new protected bases (sexual orientation, gender identity; discussing, disclosing, inquiring about compensation)
  • Language describing the Section 503 and VEVRAA nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements