Directive (DIR) 2013-02

Criminal and Juvenile Records

Directive (DIR) 2013-02 Cover

The purpose of this directive from the U.S. Department of Labor is to provide information to federal contractors and subcontractors and federally assisted construction contractors and subcontractors (contractors) and to Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) personnel about:

  1. The circumstances in which exclusions of applicants or employees based on their criminal records may violate existing nondiscrimination obligations
  2. The Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 31–11 issued on May 25, 2012 to the American Job Center network and other covered entities in the public workforce system by the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Civil Rights Center (CRC)
  3. The Enforcement Guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on April 25, 2012.

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