Change is in the air: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) are adjusting their standard policies and operations to reflect the realities of the current labor market. For example, the EEOC and OFCCP must ensure that emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies don’t lead to employment discrimination […]
Given the renewed national focus on social justice issues and a growing expectation that organizations will work harder to prevent discrimination and remove artificial barriers to opportunities for all, now is an especially good time for you to build greater structure, discipline, and intentionality around your diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. When managed properly, […]
According to information highlighted by Paycor, employee handbooks have many benefits; they:
by David S. Fortney and H. Juanita M. Beecher We should honor—not attack—those who have stood up for equality and other cherished American values. —Intel CEO Brian Krzanich upon his resignation from the American Manufacturing Council The summer of 2017 has shown that American business is committed to, and prepared to defend, broad-based EEO and […]
The unemployment rate for military veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time since September 2001 has been trending downward in recent years. As of April 2017, it stands at 3.9 percent—the lowest rate since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began keeping statistics on the population as a […]
Over the past 20 years I have helped employers, unions, and workers to prevent, detect, and eliminate workplace bullying and harassment. Over that course of time, I have come across a number of critical mistakes that employers should avoid.
Sponsors of apprenticeship programs that are registered with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) or a State Apprenticeship Agency (SAA) need to be aware of a final rule updating equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements.
The U.S. workforce grows more and more diverse each day, and your managers and employees need to be trained on discrimination laws. Today we’re providing a quick and simple diversity training exercise that can be used to show supervisors how to avoid making comments that could lead to legal trouble.
Yesterday’s Advisor offered tips from attorney Allan H. Weitzman on cutting-edge policies candidates may inquire about—policies like tech, cell phones, and drugs. Today, Weitzman’s guidelines for gun policies and equal employment opportunity (EEO). Weitzman, a partner with Proskauer Rose LLP, offered his tips at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition […]
Purveyor of SaaS talent acquisition solutions, iCIMS, recently issued a white paper designating their Top 10 Must-Track Metrics in Talent Acquisition. Did they get it right?