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.
Due to high demand for more information into the industry trends of the topics of Human Resources, Labor Relations, Department of Labor regulations and compliance expectations, America’s Job Exchange has gone monthly with its educational webinars. This September we chose to tackle OFCCP audits. We know they exist. We assist our customers through them weekly… … Continue reading Did You Miss Our Webinar? OFCCP Audits – 5 Reasons They Fail
By: Cindy Karrow of Berkshire Associates I am frequently asked for examples of the benefits derived by companies who hire Individuals with Disabilities (IWD) and Veterans. Often this question comes from an Affirmative Action Planning (AAP) Manager who is looking for support from staffing representatives, hiring managers, and/or executives for their company’s outreach and … Continue reading Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans—the Real Benefits to Your Company
Actionable Tips to Meet New Record Keeping and Metrics Mandates by the OFCCP The Federal Register has updated two new rules very recently. One governs regulations for hiring protected veterans (VEVRAA), and another governs the regulations for hiring candidates with disabilities, namely Section 503 of The Rehabilitation Act. Both rules go in effect March 24, … Continue reading AJE/PEOPLEFLUENT WEBCAST – Actionable Tips to Meet New Record Keeping and Metrics Mandates by the OFCCP
The OFCCP revised the regulations in an effort to strengthen federal contractor obligations and responsibilities with respect to protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. The OFCCP has announced that contractors may take advantage of a "phased in" compliance schedule. Current contractors with written affirmative action programs (AAP) in place on the effective date of the … Continue reading Overview of the OFCCP Final Rules – Be Prepared!
On September 11, 2013, America’s Job Exchange hosted a successful compliance conference in Waltham, Massachusetts. In the light of new OFCCP regulations that have just recently been announced (and soon to go into effect), this conference, titled, Recruiting Strategies for OFCCP Compliance, was very timely and provided a wealth of information on hiring diversity, specifically, … Continue reading OFCCP presents at the AJE hosted Compliance Conference