Volume 3, Issue 5
The OFCCP Digest Local JobNetwork The OFCCP Digest Debra Milstein Gardner Bill Osterndorf Sandra Zeigler, Esq. Ahmed Younies 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.
The Affirmative Action Conundrum – How to Communicate AAP Results to Managers When Everyone is Protected
by Debra Milstein Gardner

Is OFCCP, only now under the Obama administration, valuing the full scope of E.O. 11246? We all know that E.O. 11246 prohibits government contractors from discriminating in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. But in the past, has OFCCP ever fully evaluated employment decisions impacting all racial groups? read more

Debra Milstein Gardner Debra Milstein Gardner founded Workplace Dynamics LLC as a women-owned and operated human resources consulting firm in 1990. Debra has 33 years of experience gained while working in the public and private sectors in various human resources compliance roles. read more

Applicant Tracking Systems and OFCCP Compliance
by Bill Osterndorf

The vendors that provide applicant tracking systems routinely suggest that their systems are "OFCCP compliant." Yet, federal contractors and subcontractors are frequently cited for record-keeping issues associated with applicant data. How can companies ensure that their applicant tracking systems will help them successfully navigate through an OFCCP review? read more

Bill Osterndorf Bill 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

Salary Negotiation as Disparate Impact
by Sandra Zeigler, Esq.

In presentations I have made around the country, I have occasionally raised the question of whether the practice of permitting negotiation of starting salaries is susceptible to challenge under a disparate impact theory. This article explores that question further. 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

Compliance Provides a Competitive Edge: A Paradigm Shift in Compliance Mindset and Attitude
by Ahmed Younies

Compliance with federal employment regulations provides two interrelated benefits to every business interested in maintaining a competitive edge. Firstly, a business which complies with federal regulations will avoid the negative financial penalties associated with noncompliance. Secondly, a business which complies with federal regulations will benefit from hiring a diverse and dynamic workforce. read more

Ahmed Younies Ahmed Younies has built human resources infrastructures for small-size companies as well as for mid size to Fortune 500 companies. He has worked for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), enforcing compliance as a district director. read more

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

I think many readers are going to be very surprised by this column because OFCCP has recently completed a very BIG change to its audit procedures, but did not tell anyone. No News Release. No Federal Register Notice. No Webinar. Not even a "podium policy" announcement. read more

John C. Fox, Esq. 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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