Author: Connie Bertram

Preparing for the OFCCP’s New Compliance Audits This Year

October 23, 2020 Press

Bertram LLP founder, Connie Bertram spoke to SHRM about how federal contractors should prepare for Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audits this year. Before preparation can start, Bertram explains that companies must first determine which of four types of evaluations the OFCCP will conduct. A standard compliance review […]

Microsoft Agrees to Shell Out $3 Million to Resolve Hiring Allegations Raised by OFCCP

October 19, 2020 Government Contractors

On September 4, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement (ERCA) with Microsoft Corporation, resolving allegations that the contractor engaged in discriminatory practices in its hiring and selection processes at several facilities. In exchange for a five-year moratorium on compliance evaluations […]