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Federal Court Requires United Space Alliance to Provide OFCCP with Data

On November 14, 2011, Judge Royce C. Lamberth, the Chief Judge for the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, held in United Space Alliance, LLC v. Solis, et al. that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) had the right to request compensation data from United Space Alliance, LLC (“USA”) for periods beyond its initial scheduling letter.

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Federal District Court Hears Oral Argument in United Space Alliance, LLC v. Solis, et al

On October 27, 2011, United Space Alliance, LLC (“USA”), the government’s primary contractor for manned space missions, argued to Judge Royce C. Lamberth, the Chief Judge for the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (“OFCCP’s”) request for compensation data for periods beyond its initial scheduling letter violated the Administrative Procedures Act (“APA”) and the Fourth Amendment.  Continue reading

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OFCCP Makes Minor Modifications to New Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing

On September 29, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published a Notice that it was submitting a revised scheduling letter and itemized listing to the Office of Management and Budget  (“OMB”) for approval.  In May of this year, OFCCP sought OMB’s approval and public comment on a proposed new scheduling letter and itemized listing. Continue reading

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OFCCP Seeks Additional Contractor Data in Proposed Changes to the Scheduling Letter, Itemized Listing, and Compliance Check Letter

On May 12, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced in the Federal Register that it was seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to revise three forms (i.e., the Scheduling Letter, Itemized Listing, and Compliance Check Letter) it uses to collect data from contractors during compliance reviews.  Although OFCCP claimed in a Supporting Statement issued with the proposed revisions that the changes to the forms would “reduce overall burden hours on contractors,” it is clear that these proposed alterations, particular those made to the Itemized Listing, would drastically increase contractors’ administrative burdens associated with recordkeeping and preparation of affirmative action plans. Continue reading

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Administrative Judge Ruling Expands OFCCP’s Authority To Collect Compensation Information During A Desk Audit

On February 28, 2011, Administrative Law Judge Daniel A. Sarno, Jr. greatly expanded OFCCP’s authority by holding in OFCCP v. United Space Alliance, LLC, 2011-OFC-00002 (ALJ, Feb. 28, 2011) that OFCCP can collect supplemental compensation beyond the initial 11 item scheduling letter during the desk audit. Continue reading

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