Merger of EEOC and OFCCP May Be in the Works

​When the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) comes out with its full budget for 2019, there will be no funding for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), predicted David Cohen, president of DCI Consulting in Washington, D.C., a firm that specializes in equal employment opportunity and affirmative action compliance.

This development would be the result of a letter sent to the Trump administration by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative political think tank, calling for the merger of the OFCCP with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Cohen noted. He called the merger "a really bad idea" that would not benefit employers or federal contractors. Civil rights groups would oppose the merger as well, he said. FULL ARTICLE