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of systemic cases to EEOC and the Department
of Justice which recognize the unique capa
bilities of those two agencies.
of a multitude of separate, semi-autonomous compliance
agencies and units within compliance agencies.
there are not precise standards program officials are re
quired to follow or to apply in making compliance or other
decisions which affect the program.
By adopting the Task Force's full recommendations
on consolidation, exemptions, target selections, com
pliance determinations and settlements, appeal procedures,
and sanction hearings, the Department of Labor would ar
rive at a new regulatory scheme under which either com
pliance with the EEO clauses of Federal contracts is
achieved or legitimate contract actions (including de
ferrals and passovers) and/or sanctions would be accom
plished promptly, efficiently, and systematically.
veloped reasonably definitive, mutually compatible standards for identifying, proving, and remedying violations.
OFCCP should invite EEOC to participate in its pro
posed project to codify compliance definitions and stand
ards in regulatory form.
Thereafter EEOC would be able
to afford full faith and credit to those of OFCCP's com
pliance decisions and settlements which remedy Title VII
violations, just as if they were made by the Commission's
its assessment of progress and problems in
creating new employment opportunities for handi
capped individuals, minorities, women, and