“It’s time for a change,” was the theme of this month’s webinar. Newly appointed President of America’s Job Exchange (AJE), Bill Fanning, was excited to present his very first webinar at the helm of AJE. Bill wasted no time addressing the “elephant in the room” with the majority of our federal contractor customers… today’s compliance … Continue reading Compliance 2.0: It’s Time for a Change
Katie, a potential employee, interviews with your company. She is well qualified to perform the essential functions of the job for which she has applied. The new employee is a wheelchair user; therefore, you recognize that some reasonable accommodations should made to ensure equality in the work environment. You gladly work with the new employee, … Continue reading When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)
For a successful diversity recruitment strategy, employers must have a written plan that includes strategies in which are measurable and accountable, and buy in from the corporate community. More importantly, support from corporate executives is critical to the success of any diversity recruitment plan.
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.
There are three reason why companies should be interested in diversity recruitment. First, there may be regulatory reasons. OFCCP, for example, has established targets for percentages of their workforce that are veterans and disabled persons. It’s important for companies to show progress toward those targets in case of an audit.
Here at America's Job Exchange (AJE) we pride ourselves on "beginning to end" audit support back by our team of compliance experts.
This is a first, in a series, of 'Ask The Expert' Q&A blogs where we will tap into the vast pool of industry knowledge we have here at America's Job Exchange (AJE). This blog features our resident expert, Gary Cowan, Director of Compliance.