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 unemployment rate of working age individuals with disabilities and the percentage of working age individuals with disabilities that are not in the labor force remain significantly higher than for those without disabilities. For this reason, The Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) for the first time since 1970 has strengthened Section … Continue reading Section 503 Final Rule
In 2012, approximately 2.6 million of the nation´s veterans had served during Gulf War-era II. The unemployment rate for this category of veterans was 9.9 percent, compared to nonveterans at 7.9 percent. In this same year, the unemployment rate for male Gulf War-era II veterans age 18 to 24 was 20.0 percent, higher than the … Continue reading The Lowdown on VEVRAA
While half of the nation was under a thick blanket of snow and many schools and offices remained closed on February 5, almost 500 HR and compliance professionals called in to the highly anticipated webinar hosted by AJE President Rathin Sinha and Ahmed Younies, President of HR Unlimited. As the new regulations related to affirmative … Continue reading New Regulations for OFCCP Compliance Discussed in Highly Attended Webinar
In less than 90 days, on March 24, the new regulations to improve hiring and employment of veterans and individuals with disabilities (IWD) go into effect. These final two rules announced on August 27, 2013 represent major step forward for the affirmative action agenda of the OFCCP leadership that has been active and engaged since … Continue reading Ready or not – the new regulations are less than 90 days away!
Happy New Year Federal Contractors! With new federal regulations regarding hiring of protected veterans and candidates with disability ready to go into effect March 24, 2014, now is the time to get all your ducks in a row for a successful OFCCP audit. The new regulations are confusing and extensive. However, as a federal contractor … Continue reading Federal Contractors Best Moves for 2014
Recent conference on OFCCP compliance, hosted by America’s Job Exchange (AJE), in Waltham, Massachusetts, was a huge success and critical compliance related information and strategies were shared by industry leading speakers. One such speaker was Misty Glorioso, Senior Consultant, Berkshire Associates Inc.Berkshire Associates Inc. is a leading human resource consulting and technology firm specializing in … Continue reading Strategic Approach to Applicant Management