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10/21/2020 Washington D.C.
Issued by the President on September 22, 2020. While the order took effect immediately, federal contractors’ specific requirements apply only to federal contracts entered into beginning November 21, 2020.
The new Executive Order 13950 landing page is a one-stop source for federal contractors, federal subcontractors and their employees to learn about the order.
You can find the following items on the new Executive Order 13950 landing page:
- Executive Order 13950 Frequently Asked Questions – Federal contractors can find answers to questions about the new Executive Order.
- Request For Information – OFCCP published a request for information (RFI) seeking information about federal contractor and subcontractor training, workshops, or similar programming provided to employees. Federal contractors, subcontractors and their employees are encouraged to provide materials in response to the RFI.
- OFCCP Complaint Hotline to Combat Race and Sex Stereotyping – Employees can file complaints regarding training programs that they believe violate Executive Order 13950 at OFCCPComplaintHotline@dol.gov or 202-343-2008. OFCCP will investigate complaints following its standard complaint procedures, as detailed in the Federal Contract Compliance Manual.
On September 22, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” The Executive Order sets forth the policy of the United States “not to promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating” and prohibits federal contractors from instilling such views in their employees in workplace diversity and inclusion trainings. More information about the Executive Order is available in frequently asked questions on the topic.
Consistent with Executive Order 13950, the U.S. Department of Labor published a Request for Information to seek information from federal contractors, federal subcontractors, and employees of federal contractors and subcontractors regarding their training, workshops, or similar programming provided to employees. Specifically, the Request for Information seeks copies of trainings, workshops, or similar programing having to do with diversity and inclusion, as well as information about the duration, frequency, and expense of such activities.