The UK’s Contingent Workforce: Perfect Storm or Golden Opportunity?

The UK’s Contingent Workforce: Perfect Storm or Golden Opportunity?

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Joe Slater
Oct 09, 2017
Although the phrase ‘gig economy’ has become something of a cliché, employers throughout the UK and EU would be wise to treat the phenomenon as anything but a passing fad. Whether you attribute its origin to the global economic doldrums of 2008 or the more recent rise in popularity of services such as Uber and Lyft, the ranks of individuals opting to forgo the “traditional” path of full-time employment and instead choose a more self-guided approach is impressive.
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The 5 W’s of VETS-4212 Reporting

The 5 W’s of VETS-4212 Reporting

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Alex Gonzalez
Sep 29, 2017
Let’s use the 5 W’s to understand the complete story regarding VETS-4212 and turn scrambling towards the submission deadline into an organized process for gathering and reporting your required information.
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Update on Proposed OFCCP and EEO Merger

Update on Proposed OFCCP and EEO Merger

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Alex Gonzalez
Sep 12, 2017
On September 7, 2017, the Senate Committee on Appropriations met and made appropriations for various federal agencies including the Department of Labor for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018. As part of their actions, the Committee rejected the budget proposal to merge the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and instead recommends that the OFCCP find alternate means of cutting costs including consolidating offices based on whether the offices align with the current workload needs of the agency.
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Back to the Future on EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

Back to the Future on EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

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Julia Mendez
Aug 30, 2017
The long-anticipated announcement from the EEOC regarding the future of EEO-1 reporting requirements has been posted. The EEO-1 report is utilized by both the EEOC and OFCCP (Joint Reporting Committee). For example, the report is used in assisting the OFCCP in selecting covered contractors for compliance reviews. These reports which are required to be submitted annually and contains information regarding the contractor’s industry, county, location, and race/ethnicity and sex information of the organization’s workforce by EEO-1 classification.
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Engaging Management to Achieve Your Affirmative Action Goals

Engaging Management to Achieve Your Affirmative Action Goals

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Alex Gonzalez
Aug 24, 2017
Employers that implement and fully embrace an Affirmative Action Program (AAP) understand that it can be an effective management tool instead of just a paperwork distraction.
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