“Pay discrimination is a real and persistent problem in the American workforce and an important policy issue. If our efforts are complemented by robust voluntary compliance by employers doing an in-depth analysis of their practices and how they apply in addressing issues, then that is going to make a real difference in people’s lives,” Pamela Coukos, senior program advisor with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently said during a March 22 OFCCP-sponsored webinar. Continue reading
As we reported recently in our blog, on February 28 of this year, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive 307, which strengthens its ability to identify and remedy contractor pay practices.[i] In an effort to explain the new investigative procedures, the OFCCP will be hosting a FREE webinar on Friday, March 22, 2013, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EDT). According to the OFCCP, interested participants will learn more about the new Advisories, as well as have an opportunity to address questions about these actions. To register for the FREE webinar, visit the Office of Federal Contract Compliance website here. Continue reading
This week America’s Job Exchange had the opportunity to serve as a Silver Sponsor for the 2013 NC/SC ILG Regional summit, held March 12 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Joining over 100 other attendees, this relaxed and informative summit provided all with an opportunity to network with their recruiting peers, discuss issues impacting the industry, as well as enjoy some down time with new friends. As a Silver Sponsor, America’s Job Exchange was immersed in all summit activities, including presenting summit attendee, Stefanie Martin, of USfalcon, with a Kindle Fire as part of our Sponsor raffle. Hope you enjoy, Stefanie! Continue reading
America’s Job Exchange continues to rank as one of the top OFCCP compliance and diversity recruitment job boards in the industry by it peers. Most recently, the International Association of Employment Web Sites (IAEWS), the trade association for the global online employment services industry which represents more than 40,000 employment sites that serve job seekers, employers and recruiters worldwide, featured AJE as a Super Member Site.
According to IAEWS, a Super Member Site is one of the sites committed to providing the best resources as it relates to providing job seekers access to employment opportunities, information, and career resources and information. A “super site” also provides employers with a comprehensive platform to promote employment opportunities, access to a vast resume pool, and automated systems to recruit qualified candidates, and more.
For more information on the IAEWS and its Members, click here.
On the positive side, on average, older workers (those aged 55 and over) show lower rates of unemployment; however, if unemployed experience longer durations of unemployment compared to their younger counterparts, according to a report on unemployed older workers. [i] In the final of our blog series on unemployment amongst American work groups, we explore the employment situation for older workers. Continue reading
Are you an Industry Liaison Group (ILG) member? Have you attended a regional event? If you are a federal contractor employer, HR or EEO manager, or anyone involved in compliance recruitment and employment issues, ILG meetings are must attend events. As part of our ongoing commitment to support ILG members, America’s Job Exchange is proud to sponsor the upcoming Triangle Industry Liaison Group (TILG) NC/SC ILG Regional Summit, March 12, 2013, Chapel Hill, NC. Continue reading