The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for those who do business with the Federal government. Industry leaders from throughout the country share their expertise on a range of topics including affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and government compliance.
If OFCCP's proposed revised scheduling letter is approved anytime in 2012, it will ask you to submit your 2011 AAP data. If your AAP year tracks the calendar year, this is the data you are reviewing now.
From the time you receive a scheduling letter, you have 30 days to submit your written affirmative action program along with the documents specified in the enclosed itemized listing. OFCCP has proposed few changes to the letter itself. read more
Sandra Scott Zeigler, Esq. is a recognized authority on Federal EEO enforcement with 25 years of experience divided equally between the EEOC and OFCCP. read more
Do you have a handle on the number of disabled employees in your workforce? Under a new rule, you may have to set a utilization goal for individuals with disabilities.
The OFCCP has proposed some revisions to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and some experts are calling these proposed revisions "game changers." One of the proposed changes would establish a goal of 7% workforce utilization for individuals with disabilities. read more
Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO of Thomas Econometrics. Regarded as one of the leading experts on the analysis of equal employment opportunity issues, Dr. Thomas is a noted authority on compensation gender equity, the quantitative analysis of discrimination, and the mathematical examination of employment practices in the workplace. read more
The primary legislation concerning persons with disabilities is Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and it has parallels with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was created to specifically prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities. read more
Jacquelyn Peterson is an OFCCP and Project Management Consultant with LocalJobNetwork.com. She has extensive experience helping employers with all aspects of recruiting and offers OFCCP government compliance solutions for small companies with limited budgets to complex organizations with multi-state locations.
Why OFCCP Audits of Compensation Are Entirely Different From Those Alleging a Failure of Affirmative Action or a Failure To Hire and the "Tough Road to Hoe" which lies ahead for Both OFCCP and Federal Contractors as to Compensation Audits
Friends: This is my second column for LocalJobNetwork.com discussing OFCCP developments. I appreciate the overwhelmingly generous response to my first column. read more
John C. Fox, Esq. is one of the most experienced trial lawyers in the United States defending companies in "bet-the-bank" and other substantial employment cases. Mr. Fox is the President and a Senior Partner of Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C. read more
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program, a state-federal partnership, helps people who have physical or mental disabilities prepare for, find, or keep employment. Gaining skills needed for a career, learning how to prepare for a job interview, or getting the accommodations needed to stay employed are just a few of the ways this program helps people with disabilities increase productivity and independence. This program relies upon a broad coalition of partners, vendors, and contractors to provide services to disabled individuals. You can find a complete listing of the VR agencies throughout the country here.
You are invited to attend this complimentary webinar on Thursday, February 23rd at 10:00am CST. OFCCP's recent changes have employers wondering what they should be doing to comply in the areas of veteran and disability hiring. Join the Local JobNetwork™ team and Bill Osterndorf of HR Analytical Services as they explore the impact of OFCCP regulations on veteran and disability hiring. The one hour presentation is approved for one HRCI credit toward recertification of PHR, SPHR, or GPHR credentials. Relevant information will be shared with a live Q&A afterward to ask our experts questions.
Visit The OFCCP Digest Archives page to reference past editions and familiarize yourself with the industry leaders who provide critical information and helpful insights as contributors.
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