Tag Archives: Affirmative Action Plans

What is an AAP and Who Needs One?

Affirmative Action started decades ago as a means of ensuring that businesses providing products or services to the federal government are providing employment opportunities to all individuals, regardless of race or ethnicity, gender, protected veteran, or disability status. An affirmative action plan, or AAP, is a document that certain employers must prepare annually to help […]

EEO-1 reporting impacts every employer with 100+ employees and it just got a lot harder

The EEOC’s pay data reporting requirement has been reinstated. Component 2 of the EEO-1 report collects annual earnings by job category, race/ethnicity, and gender within 12 pay bands. It also collects hours worked by the employees in each of those categories. Component 2 for both calendar years 2017 and 2018 is now due by September […]

OFCCP Posts Scheduling List

The OFCCP has posted its FY 2019 Service & Supply Scheduling List. New this year, the OFCCP will not mail advanced contractor notifications to individual establishments, formerly published as Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs).  Instead, contractors will only receive advance notice of a pending compliance evaluation by searching the Scheduling List by company name. The […]

Federal EEO and Affirmative Action Requirements: Are You Meeting Standards?

Equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and diversity add up to true equality in the workplace. They’re like the three legs of a very important stool: Unless each one is strong, the entire structure will crumble. As an employer, you need to ensure that you’re doing the right thing – which includes full compliance with legal […]

EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting – What to Expect

Following recent news about the decision to reinstate the collection of pay data in annual EEO-1 reporting, our consultants at HR Works have been in contact with the EEOC to gather as much information as possible about what our clients can expect when the filing system opens next week. This reinstatement is a result of […]

EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Restored

The requirement to include pay data in the EEO-1 report is back. On Monday, the federal district court for the District of Columbia vacated the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) decision to stay the collection of W-2 wage and hour data in the annual survey. The EEO-1 (formally known as the Employer Information Report […]

HR Works Now Offering Enhanced Analytics Dashboards to Affirmative Action Clients

HR Works, Inc. is pleased to announce an enhanced offering to our Affirmative Action services. In addition to Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) development, training and federal report filing services, HR Works now offers Affirmative Action clients Enhanced Analytics Dashboards. The new Enhanced Analytics Dashboard provides graphic representation of AAP results, helping facilitate internal communication and […]

2018 NILG Conference Takeaways

This year’s 2018 National ILG Conference theme was “Navigating the Waves of Change” and it was an appropriate theme given many recent changes within the OFCCP as well as changes that federal contractors and the OFCCP are hopeful will occur. Less than a week prior to the 2018 National ILG Conference, Ondray Harris stepped down […]

To Test or Not to Test? It’s More Than One Question.

Unemployment is low. Turnover costs are high. Application and selection processes are increasingly automated. HR departments are stretched thin. These are among the many reasons that employment tests, including skills assessments, cognitive ability tests, and personality profiles, are popular among employers today. Tests offer an attractive solution to many employers’ talent acquisition problems. Commercially available […]

EEO-1 Submission Deadline Has Been Extended

The deadline for filing the 2017 EEO-1 report has been extended to June 1, 2018. Click here to access the EEOC’s report page. Copyright © 2018 HR Works, Inc.