Dated Certificate of Merit - Proof of Good Faith Effort
One page document, stating that you are taking committed action in Good effort aoutreach & recruiting. (2F00)(AAP Support Data Submission)
Even though the DOL added 740 new compliance officers and a $20,000,000 aditional annual budget, Auditors and compliance officers are still over booked and over worked.
They want the review to be simple, fast and easy, just as you do.
As a result the final document you will receive is the Certificate of Merit. Affirmative action Certificate of Merit showing that your working with a 3rd party arganization. (2F00f)(1L02)
The Certificate of Merit and recruitment outreach requirements should be displayed so it is the first thing a compliance officer sees, and a copy should be kept in AA files.
COs must conduct interviews with contractor officials and third party organizations regarding outreach and recruitment efforts.
1L02 Contact the agency
For each goal area without sufficient information to determine good faith efforts, ..... The additional information needed here may include contact with the agency to confirm its use by the contractor, as well as other action such as identifying additional recruitment sources while onsite.