Overview

George E. Chaffey has more than 25 years of experience preparing and reviewing employers' affirmative action plans and assisting government contractors with hundreds of audits, including glass ceiling audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Practice. He regularly advises clients on:

  • OFCCP jurisdiction
  • Compensation discrimination
  • Alleged single employer status
  • EEO-1 and VETS-100 reporting
  • Issues that arise from obligations under OFCCP regulations

He has particular knowledge and expertise with Executive Orders and all laws and regulations administered and enforced by the OFCCP.

George also advises employers in a range of employment and labor issues, including wrongful termination claims and discrimination suits. He conducts and reviews statistical analyses of employment activity data, analyzes compensation reports and multiple regression analyses, and reviews and critiques diversity programs for the entire spectrum of government contractor clients, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • High tech
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Staffing
  • Electronics
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Recreation
  • Oil and gas
  • Non-profits
  • Energy
  • Municipalities
  • Professional services

Additionally, George is a frequent speaker before business and professional associations, including at Rotary Club conferences, where he provides training for future club presidents and district governors in the western United States and Canada.  After joining the Littler's San Francisco office, George became a founding member of the firm's Walnut Creek office, established in 1986. He is founder and former chair of the firm's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Practice Group.

Prior to joining Littler, George was an instructor of law at Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia in Monrovia, Liberia. He also served as the executive director of a county-wide legal services program in the San Francisco Bay Area. In his free time, he flies a classic 1948 Luscombe stick and rudder airplane.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Contra Costa County Bar Association

Former Chair

Law Practice Management Section

State Bar of California

Leadership Trainer

United States and Canada

Rotary International

Former District Governor

Northern California District

Rotary International

Recognition

Named, Recommended Lawyer

Workplace and Employment Counseling

Legal 500 United States

2016

Speaking Engagements

Federal Contractor Roundtable

2019 Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 8, 2019

OFCCP's New Compliance Review Scheduling Letter and Attached Itemized Listing

October 23, 2014

OFCCP's Final Regulations for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

March 18, 2014

OFCCP Final Veterans and Disabilities Regulations

October 22, 2013

OFCCP Final Veterans and Disabilities Regulations

October 14, 2013

Spotting The "Accidental" Government Contractor — How To Determine If You Are At Risk Before A Surprise Government Audit Occurs

February 6, 2013

A Littler OFCCP Webinar Series

March 2, 2010

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1966
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1963

Languages

  • Spanish

Bar Admission

California