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OFCCP Compliance Tip: You Should Be Doing Your Statistical Disparity Analyses By “Sub-Groups” and Not By “All-Minorities” vs “All Non-Minorities”
In addition to our Week In Review (WIR) and OFCCP Compliance Alerts, we periodically share Compliance Tips. These posts are snippets of advice for federal contractors, provided by a variety of field experts. Today’s post comes to us from John C. Fox, Esq., President and …Read More
Earlier this month, the unemployment rate was reported as holding steady at 5%. For people with disabilities, it’s a much different picture at 12.1%. Disability inclusion has become a priority for many companies, especially in light of the Section 503 changes in 2014. Unfortunately myths and unspoken concerns about employing people with disabilities continue to create employment barriers. Deane Osner of Member company Shaw Industries doesn’t want job seekers with disabilities to give up. In fact, he’s encouraging them to address the challenge by helping to educate employers. Here’s what he had to say:Read More
DE-velopments is an overview of our product release updates and how they benefit DirectEmployers Member companies. Based on the release schedule, we determined it would be best to publish quarterly instead of monthly. Our last update covered August and September, so we’ve got a lot …Read More
Have you ever heard of the NLx? The acronym is short for the National Labor Exchange, which is a partnership between DirectEmployers and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).
In this video, NASWA’s Deputy Executive Director, Workforce Development Director talks “unplugged” or off-script about the partnership, what makes it unique and how it benefits employers, job seekers and veterans.Read More
Feeling comfortable talking about your accomplishments is something that everyone has trouble with, but for veteran job seekers, this task is especially difficult after being part of such a team-centric environment. See tips from Easter Seals’ Carol Salter on how veterans can prepare for interviews using both team-centric and first person language.Read More
“There’s no one size fits all,” says Eric Eversole. He’s the President of Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launched the program in March of 2011, and through their commitment-based engagement of the business community, more than 940 job fairs held across the country, and a suite of free online career tools, they’ve worked with their partners to help hundreds of thousands of veterans and military spouses find jobs.
We were able to sit down with Eversole and discuss best practices for veteran hiring. Watch the video to hear what he had to say:Read More
Did you know October 24 is Make a Difference Day? Giving back to the community is important to the Association, and recently several staff members from DirectEmployers took a day to volunteer and give back by caulking, painting and tearing down an old barn for …Read More
OFCCP created a new “Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation” pocket card. The pocket card helps applicants, employees and other interested parties understand the process for requesting a reasonable accommodation. The card uses simple language and answers these four common questions about seeking a reasonable accommodation: • …Read More