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DOL/OFCCP RIN: 1250-AA05 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Discrimination on the Basis of Sex 
Abstract:

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is charged with enforcing Executive Order 11246, as amended, which prohibits Federal Government contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against individuals in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin, and requires them to take affirmative action. OFCCP regulations at 41 CFR part 60-20 set forth the interpretations and guidelines for implementing Executive Order 11246, as amended, in regard to promoting and ensuring equal opportunities for all persons employed or seeking employment with Government contractors and subcontractors without regard to sex. This nondiscrimination requirement also applies to contractors and subcontractors performing under federally assisted construction contracts. The guidance in part 60-20 is more than 30 years old, and warrants a regulatory lookback. OFCCP will issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to create sex discrimination regulations that reflect the current state of the law in this area.

 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 41 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: sec 201, E.O. 11246, 30 FR 12319 and E.O. 11375, 32 FR 14303, as amended by E.O. 12086   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/30/2015  80 FR 5245   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/31/2015 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  04/01/2015  80 FR 17373   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  04/14/2015 
Final Rule  12/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Debra Carr
Director, Division of Policy and Program Development
Department of Labor
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room C-3325,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-1159
Email: carr.debra@dol.gov