Volume 4, Issue 5
The OFCCP Digest Local JobNetwork The OFCCP Digest Sandra Zeigler, Esq. Dr. Hossein Borhani Bill Osterndorf Jacquelyn Peterson
"Similarly Situated" in Termination and Promotion Cases
by Sandra Zeigler, Esq.

The determination of who is "similarly situated" is critical to the outcome of a discrimination case. It is the agency's burden to prove that its calculations are correct and based on appropriate pools for comparison. The most obvious and common avenue of defense for a contractor is to challenge the construction of the pools 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. She was only the third OFCCP Executive to receive a Presidential Rank read more

Pay Equity, Gender Gap, and Publicly Available Data
by Dr. Hossein Borhani

On April 8, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum entitled "Advancing Pay Equality Through Compensation Data Collection." The Presidential Memorandum directs the Department of Labor to establish new regulations that will require federal contractors to submit summary compensation data by gender and read more

Ahmed Younies Dr. Hossein Borhani is a Director at ERS Group's San Francisco office and leads its West Coast Labor and Employment practice. Dr. Borhani has testified as an expert witness in court and other judicial settings. Dr. Borhani's work has included statistical read more

OFCCP's Revised Veterans and Disability Regulations: The Affirmative Action ("Subpart C") Requirements
by Bill Osterndorf

As we approach the summer months, companies are continuing to implement the revised regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in regard to protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. By now, federal contractors and subcontractors should have read more

Bill Osterndorf William A. 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. Bill specializes in developing and writing affirmative action read more

Fast Facts of the 2014 SWARM ILG Conference
by Jacquelyn Peterson

The Colorado Industry Liaison Group (ILG) hosted the 2014 Southwest and Rocky Mountain (SWARM) ILG Conference in Denver, Colo. at the Omni Interlocken Resort from Tuesday, April 29 to Friday, May 2, 2014.

The conference attendance included approximately 270 read more

Jacquelyn Peterson Jacquelyn
is a Director with LocalJobNetwork.com. She has extensive experience helping employers with all aspects of recruiting and offers OFCCP government compliance solutions for small companies with limited read more

OFCCP Compliance Webinar

The revised regulations, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, are in effect, making it a pivotal year for EEO/AA compliance. Human resource professionals across the country will gather with OFCCP, EEO, and industry experts to learn how to navigate the revised regulations by attending the 32nd Industry Liaison Group (ILG) National Conference in Washington, D.C. Don't delay - make plans to attend today. Learn more here.

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