While it is unclear what may happen to the EEO-1, what is clear is closing the “pay gap” has become a national priority and will likely remain so.
Employers and job seekers are often unclear as to their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Some employers look upon the ADA with a little fear –- fear of litigation, fear that accommodating someone with a disability costs too much money, or fear that accommodations will mean more work for the … Continue reading “Should I Disclose my Disability During a Job Search?”
As a federal contractor, you have specific responsibilities related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. As per the amended Section 503 of The Rehabilitation Act, the goal for disability hiring is 7% across all job groups. Preparation is key and there are steps you can take in advance. Here are some guidelines to help … Continue reading Disability Recruitment- Some Tips
In January 2016, New York became one of many recent states to enact pay equity legislation (California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont) The purpose of the state-driven legislation is to clarify factors of the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA). The EPA requires employers to provide equal pay … Continue reading Pay Equity – Closing the Loopholes
March is Women’s History Month, an annual observation dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in history. The female presence in the workforce is increasing in just about every industry. With women working more, their earnings have become a growing share of the family income. For those currently looking for work, here are some strategies … Continue reading Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month
America’s Job Exchange is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "My disability is one … Continue reading America’s Job Exchange to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAMchat
Disclosing a disability when in the midst of a job search is a complex decision. While some disabilities are clearly visible, others are not. Although the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against prospective job applicants with a disability, statistics show that the percentage of disabled … Continue reading Should you Disclose a Disability?