Did You Miss Our Webinar? OFCCP Audits – 5 Reasons They Fail

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

The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities

Many employers are finding success with an often overlooked talent pool — candidates with disabilities. Forward-looking employers are developing proactive sourcing plans to create a recruiting pipeline that includes candidates with disabilities. Recruiting Many businesses that employ individuals with disabilities report reduced employee turnover, increased employee loyalty, and increased morale and productivity of other employees. … Continue reading The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities

NILG 2015 Key Takeaways

The 33rd Industry Liaison Group National Conference 2015, in New York, July 29-July 31, celebrated “Onward and Upward: Building the Future of Compliance.” For the first time, representatives from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) collaborated on panels to discuss pay equity, gender identity, background checks … Continue reading NILG 2015 Key Takeaways

Important Government Initiatives in 2015 to Assist Veterans (Part 2)

Veterans’ Economic Communities Initiative Earlier this year, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, with leaders from national and local veterans’ service organizations, corporate employers and government agencies, announced the launch of the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative (VECI), an effort focused in a total of 25 U.S. cities to promote economic success for veterans. The initiative … Continue reading Important Government Initiatives in 2015 to Assist Veterans (Part 2)

Employment Summary for September 2014

  The first Friday of every month is when employment data is released. The September data looks encouraging and employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade and health care.   Employment increased by 248,000 in September compared with an average monthly gain of 213,000 over the prior 12 months and the unemployment rate … Continue reading Employment Summary for September 2014

New Executive Order Affect Federal Contractors

In 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, when women were being paid 59 cents for every dollar paid to men, making it illegal for employers to pay lower wages to women doing substantially the same work as their male counterparts. Following year, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted, … Continue reading New Executive Order Affect Federal Contractors