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  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 7, Issue 7
    by Local JobNetwork™ - July 14, 2017
    Adverse Impact Analysis: Aggregation of Races Topic: AAP In August 2013, Adverse Impact (AI) analysis received one of the most important judicial clarifications rendered since its formal Supreme Court codification in 1971. Administrative Law Judge Kenneth A. Krantz ruled in favor of VF Jeanswear (VF) and denied OFCCP’s...more...
  • Update on Website Accessibility
    by Dara L. DeHaven - July 14, 2017
    Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 503), 29 USC § 793, prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires these employers to take affirmative action, including making reasonable accommodations, to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals. Similarly, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, as a...
  • The Agility Formula: Knowing When - and How - To Change Course
    by Alexandra Levit - June 29, 2017
    Business Agility is more complicated than simply being willing to shift gears all the time. Everyone has heard the fable about the tortoise and the hare. Conventional wisdom says that slow and steady wins the race. A strategy may not be perfect, but if one executes it patiently and consistently, it may outperform better initiatives that don’t get the benefit of time. However, in today’s rapidly changing busin...
  • Managing Millennals Q&A: Why Don't My Millennial Employees Work As Hard As I Did?
    by Lindsey Pollak - June 26, 2017
    Read the original article on Lindsey's blog. Note to readers: This is the fourth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice I share is help...
  • The Trap of Non-Specific Feedback As a Replacement For Coaching
    by Kris Dunn - June 22, 2017
    If you look around long enough in your life - especially if you have kids - you'll see a pattern emerge. People are trying to coach others as much as they can, but they default to non-specific feedback that is unhelpful at best and counter-productive at worst. Want some examples? Sweet! Here you go: 'Try Harder' 'You Just Need To Work More' 'Focus' 'Be Patient' 'Give Them What They Want' Read that...
  • Proposed EEOC/OFCCP Merger has Opposition from Many Civil Rights Organizations
    by James J. Plunkett - June 16, 2017
    In late May, the Trump administration released its detailed FY2018 budget, which proposes a $2 billion (20%) cut to the funding for the Department of Labor (DOL). While these initial forays into the federal government budgetary process are often described as “dead on arrival,” presidents’ budget proposals can provide a glimpse into administrations’ policy priorities, and in that way, often act as the “opening bid” in the...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 7, Issue 6
    by Local JobNetwork™ - June 16, 2017
    Trump Administration Proposes Merger of EEOC and OFCCP as Part of 2018 Budget Topic: OFCCP When the Trump administration released its proposed budget for the upcoming federal fiscal year, the budget contained a proposal for a major change involving two of the nation’s most prominent civil rights agencies, the Equal Employment Oppo...
  • Tools for Your Toolbox – Managing the Confidential Information in the Lockbox
    by Lisa Kaiser - June 16, 2017
    One of the most concerning challenges faced by human resource professionals today is balancing confidential employee data with the ever-growing requirements subject to Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforcement. This struggle grew more cloudy with the enactment of the additional obligations of companies to solicit disability information from individuals applying for jobs, additional data required by t...
  • Trump Administration Proposes Merger of EEOC and OFCCP as Part of 2018 Budget
    by Bill Osterndorf - June 16, 2017
    When the Trump administration released its proposed budget for the upcoming federal fiscal year, the budget contained a proposal for a major change involving two of the nation’s most prominent civil rights agencies, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Regardless of whether and when this change will occur, the proposal...
  • Why Disability Perspective Matters for a Productive and Inclusive Workplace
    by Kathleen Lee, Judy Young - June 16, 2017
    We have all heard how important an inclusive workplace is and how it encompasses five different generations of workers. Each generation brings its own communication styles, complexities, priorities, and so much more. With all these differences, how can we manage other dimensions of diversity? Is this an unprecedented challenge or is it an incredible opportunity for change? When we think about diversity and an inclusive workpla...