What Does the Re-Election of President Obama Mean for Federal Contractors?
Cara Crotty in our Columbia office wrote an article for Corporate Compliance Insights about the status of the OFCCP's agenda and what federal contractors can expect in President Obama's second term.
"Considering the monumental changes in enforcement efforts by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs in the past four years, and the resulting outcry from the business community, this may have been the most important presidential election for federal contractors – and the millions of American workers that they employ – since Executive Order 11246 was signed by President Johnson in 1965. The OFCCP under President Obama began a historically ambitious regulatory agenda, seeking to “up end” the status quo of affirmative action in federal contracting. The list of the OFCCP’s proposed changes speaks for itself."