Volume 2, Issue 9
The OFCCP Digest Local JobNetwork The OFCCP Digest Jacquelyn Peterson Bill Osterndorf Sandra Zeigler, Esq. John Fox. Esq.
The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for those who do business with the Federal government. Industry leaders from throughout the country share their expertise on a range of topics including affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and government compliance.
Fast Facts for the 30th Annual NILG
by Jacquelyn Peterson

The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) held its 30th Annual ILG National Conference and Exhibition at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii from August 27 to August 31, 2012.

The conference included attendees, exhibitors, and speakers. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) typically attends the conference in-person, but opted to attend via interactive high definition broadcast. read more

Jacquelyn PetersonJacquelyn Peterson is an Assistant Director with LocalJobNetwork.com. She has extensive experience helping employers with all aspects of recruiting and offers OFCCP government compliance solutions for small companies with limited budgets to complex organizations with multi-state locations. read more

Thoughts on the 2012 National Industry Liaison Group Conference
by Bill Osterndorf

The 2012 National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) conference was held August 27-31 in Waikoloa, Hawaii. The conference location was beautiful, and the conference planning committee made sure that the conference ran smoothly. However, this was a difficult year to gain many new insights into what is occurring at the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). There were a number of effective speakers (including two of the frequent contributors to The OFCCP Digest, John Fox and Sandra Ziegler), but much of the information presented at the conference had either already been made available through various sources or had been previously presented in other forums. read more

Bill Osterndorf William A. Osterndorf is President and founder of HR Analytical Services and has been working with affirmative action/equal opportunity issues for the last 25 years in the public and private sectors. read more

Observations on the 2012 National Industry Liaison Group Conference
by Sandra Zeigler, Esq.

This year's National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Conference, held August 27-31, 2012 in Waikoloa, Hawaii, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the unique partnership between the NILG and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). This partnership has been extended over the years to include the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as regular participants. The conference this year may be best remembered for what did not happen rather than what did. read more

Sandra Zeigler Sandra Scott Zeigler, Esq. is a recognized authority on Federal EEO enforcement with 25 years of experience divided equally between the EEOC and OFCCP. read more

The Fox OFCCP Report
by John C. Fox, Esq.

For those of you who do not know, the National Industry Liaison Group ("NILG") held its annual meeting at Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii August 27-31, 2012. For those of you unfamiliar with the NILG, please go to: www.nationalilg.org. read more

John Fox John C. Fox, Esq. is one of the most experienced trial lawyers in the United States defending companies in "bet-the-bank" and other substantial employment cases. Mr. Fox is the President and a Senior Partner of Fox, Wang & Morgan P.C. read more

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