Federal Contractor Alert: OFCCP Changes Regarding Vets Affirmative Action

Just as the rest of the Department of Labor is making changes we now get changes from the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) regarding affirmative action. Both Seyfarth Shaw and Freeman Mathis & Gary have sent out summaries of the proposed changes from the OFCCP. I am not going to cover the entire …

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Just In Case You Didn't the Feds Were Controlling Enough In HR

Before I start on my “rant” for the day I want to thank Stephanie R. Thomas for the post that is the inspiration for my post today. Her post, entitled The Men from NEPET Are Coming , appeared on the Compensation Cafe on August 20, 2010. In that post she pointed out a report from the …

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Feds Getting Heavy on I-9 Enforcement: So Dot Those I's and Cross Those T's

I have written several times on the new emphasis that the Feds, specifically the USDOL, the EEOC, the OFCCP, and ICE of Homeland Security, are putting on clamping down on employers. Well I picked up my copy of HRMagazine today and read the column “Federal Enforcers Wield Big Sticks”. Writer Beth Mirza provides more ammunition …

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Being a US Government Contractor: Many Hoops Many Mistakes

On May 19th I am giving a presentation to a group of small company business owners and managers. I will be talking about the top 5 HR mistakes that small businesses make. (Which I posted on Feb. 5, 2010) In particular this group is interested in potentially being Federal Contractors. The people that asked me …

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EEOC Drops Internet Applicant Definition Clarification: "We Can't Agree So Forget It!"

After four years of attempting to clarify the definition of “Internet applicant” the EEOC said they have been unable to reach any agreement on a clear definition with three other agencies, so they are now saying the definition in the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (the one they were trying to clarify) is good …

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