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  • OFCCP Issues
    by Cara Crotty - September 10, 2019
    OFCCP offers contractors answers to puzzling questions. Wondering about whether to count student workers? Or whether multiple locations can be combined into one Affirmative Action Plan? These are questions that have vexed many contractors, particularly institutions of higher education. On September 5, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a Directive and a set of FAQs to address these issues. D...
  • The OFCCP Digest Weekly
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - September 10, 2019
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  • The OFCCP Digest Weekly
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - September 4, 2019
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  • Cognitive Impairment and the Interactive Process
    by Melanie Whetzel - August 27, 2019
    What is the employer's role in the interactive process when an employee may not be able to fully understand everything that is involved in the process? Just what is involved? And what is meant by a cognitive impairment? Let us start out by describing what cognition is. Cognition is the act of knowing and/or thinking. It includes the ability to understand, remember, and use information. It also includes the ability to...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 9, Issue 7
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - July 18, 2019
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action,...
  • Agencies Update Regulatory Agenda for 2019 and Beyond
    The federal government's Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (regulatory agenda), which provides insight into federal agencies' priorities for the near and long term, was released on May 22, 2019. The latest regulatory agenda provides revised rulemaking timelines, and includes some new areas of focus. This article highlights some notable rules and their projected progress through the...
  • EEO-1 Component-2 Pay Data Analysis
    by Dan Kuang - July 17, 2019
    Despite resistance from the employer community, EEO-1 'Component 2' compensation reporting requirements will most likely be upheld by federal courts. As employers scramble to assemble their reports, many are also concerned with the potential risk exposure these reports may introduce. First and foremost, how will the OFCCP and EEOC use this information in their pay equity investigations? Strategically, the OFCCP has large...
  • Employers: Want to Foster A Mental-Health Friendly Workplace? Bring Your
    by Brett Sheats - July 17, 2019
    Not all disabilities are visible to the eye, and among those that are often non-apparent are mental health conditions. According to the National Institute on Mental Health, 19 percent of American adults experience mental health conditions each year,1 such as depression, anxiety disorders (e.g. post-traumatic stress disorder), and bi-polar disorder, to name a few. The vast majority of these individuals are of working age,...
  • OFCCP Focused Reviews – Practical Tips and Best Practices
    by Lisa Kaiser - July 17, 2019
    OFCCP released its directive (2018-04) to conduct compliance evaluations focused on the laws and regulations relating to individuals with disabilities on August 10, 2018. As federal contractors are aware, the OFCCP enforces three laws, Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, which collectively,...