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Important Filing Deadline for EEO-1 & VETS-4212

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The filing deadline for the EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports are on September 30, 2016. “Who needs to file an EEO-1 report?” All companies that are subject to Title VII, and have 100 or more employees.  Also, companies that have fewer than 100 employees, but is owned by or corporately affiliated with another company, and the entire enterprise employs a total of 100 or more employees. Federal contractors subject to Executive Order 11246, with 50 or more employees and contracts or subcontracts amounting to $50,000 or more. Companies with fewer than 50 employees, but have a federal government contract or subcontract worth $50,000 or more do not have to file. “Who needs to file a VETS-4212 report?” All Federal contractors and subcontractors with a contract or subcontract in the amount of $150,000 or more. If you have any questions, please contact...

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HR Specialties Fall Webinar Schedule

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“Tuesday Topics” focus in depth on a particular AAP-related topic. They are designed especially for HR professionals and open to clients and the HR profession. Tuesday programs are complimentary to current clients and their attorneys. The non-client fee is $95.00 per session. “Specialized Programs” are designed to provide AAP-related insights and perspectives, and are suitable for both HR professionals and managers and supervisors. Wednesday programs are complimentary and open only to Comprehensive Service subscribers and their attorneys. Sandy Henderson and other members of the HR Specialties team will facilitate all sessions, which include handouts and ample time for questions and discussion. Tuesday Topics Schedule  Tuesday, September 13, 2016   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT                                       How to Conduct Compliant Reviews of Mental & Physical Qualifications, HR Systems and Processes   Tuesday, October 11, 2016     9 AM – 10:00 AM PT Documenting HR Decisions for EEO Compliance   Tuesday, November 15, 2016     9 AM – 10:00 AM PT Post Election…. OFCCP and the New President   Tuesday, December 13, 2016     9 AM – 10:00 AM PT Creating an Effective Internal Team for Affirmation Action Compliance   Specialized Programs Schedule Wednesday, September 14, 2016     9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT Welcome to the World of AAP Compliance: Introduction & Overview   Wednesday, October 12, 2016     9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT OFCCP’s Recent Settlements: What They Mean for Employers   Wednesday, November 16, 2016     9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT Outreach, Recruiting, Job Descriptions & Selections for AAPs   Wednesday, December 14, 2016     9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT       Creating an Internal Team for Effective AAP Compliance     For more information on how to register for these webinars, please contact...

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Proposed EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Report

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On July 14, 2016 the EEOC issued a revision to the proposed EEO-1 pay data collection report.  The revision addressed some of the employer concerns submitted to the agency after the release in February of this year.   The Proposed Rules lay out new pay reporting components for employers, requiring them to report the number of employees that fall into each of the “pay bands” within each EEO-1 category.  In addition to the counts, employers will also report the total number of hours worked by those employees.   The revised update of the Proposed Rules move the filing due date from September 30 to March 31st, allowing employers to use W-2 income data from the prior year.  Employers will count their employees from a pay period between October 1st and December 31st and use W-2 income and hours-worked data for these employees for the entire year, ending December 31st.   The first filing under the new requirements would be March 31st, 2018 using pay and hours worked data from 2017.   Employers will file their regular 2016 report by September 30.  There would be no filings in 2017, giving employers 1.5 years to come into compliance under the new requirements.   Employers have until August 15, 2016 to submit written feedback to the...

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“Tuesday Topics” Webinar Series: June Make-up and July Reminder

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“Tuesday Topics” Webinar Series: June Make-up & July Reminder   “Tuesday Topics” focus in-depth on a particular AAP-related topic. They are designed especially for HR professionals. Sandy Henderson, President of Human Resource Specialties, will facilitate monthly sessions with ample time for questions and discussion.   Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time Overview of AAP Data Collection A detailed explanation of HR Specialties’ AAP Data Collection document    Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 9:00 AM – 10 AM Pacific Time *****(Make-up Webinar from Tuesday, June 14th) OFCCP & Compensation Issues Current hot button issues Best practices   If your organization is a Comprehensive Service subscriber, these webinars are included with no additional cost. If you do not have the Subscription Service, the cost is $80.00 per webinar. To reserve your space, please email info@hrspecialties.com to obtain a registration link. Feel free to contact us at (800) 354-3512 or (503) 697-3329 if you have any...

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Ten Steps to Affirmative Action Compliance Webinar

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Is your company a federal contractor or subcontractor? Do you have current Affirmative Action Plans? Are you happy with your software and/or vendor?   Please join us for this FREE webinar as we explore your needs for a successful Affirmative Action partnership. Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:00 – 10:30 AM PST   For more information and directions to register, please call us at: (800)...

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“Tuesday Topics”: Spring through Summer

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“Tuesday Topics” focus in-depth on a particular AAP-related topic. They are designed especially for HR professionals. Sandy Henderson, President of Human Resource Specialties, will facilitate monthly sessions with ample time for questions and discussion. Tuesday, April 12, 2016   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time                  The Challenges of Testing What are the compliance issues? What are the best practices? Tuesday, May 17, 2016    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time          Managing Interview Panels & Talent Pipelines Must-have training for non-HR interviewers Minimizing the EEO risks of talent pipelines Tuesday, June 14, 2016   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time                  OFCCP & Compensation Issues Current hot button issues Best practices Tuesday, July 12, 2016   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time           Overview of AAP Data Collection A detailed explanation of HR Specialties’ AAP Data Collection document If your organization is a Comprehensive Service subscriber, these webinars are included with no additional cost. If you do not have the Subscription Service, the cost is $80.00 per webinar. To reserve your space, please contact us to obtain a registration...

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More “Tuesday Topics” Scheduled

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Happy New Years from Human Resource Specialties, Inc.!   “Tuesday Topics” focus in depth on particular AAP-related topics, designed especially for HR professionals.                         Sandy Henderson, President of Human Resource Specialties, will facilitate monthly sessions with ample time for questions and discussion. Tuesday, January 12, 2016   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time             Reporting Year Requirements for Protected Veterans & Disabilities AAPs What needs to be done, and why. A suggested month by month schedule.     Tuesday, February 9, 2016    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time             The Challenges of Testing What are the compliance issues? What are the best practices?     Tuesday, March 8, 2016       9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time              OFCCP and Contingent Workers What are the compliance issues? What are the best practices?   If your organization is a Comprehensive Service Subscriber, these webinars are included at no additional cost.                                                                      If your organization is not a Comprehensive Service Subscriber, the cost is $80.00 per webinar. Please contact us if you are interested in any of these...

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“Tuesday Topics” Fall Schedule

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“Tuesday Topics” has become a popular series in which we take challenging compliance topics and discuss them as a group. Sandy Henderson, President of Human Resource Specialties, will facilitate these sessions as we explore multiple facets of the compliance challenges many organizations are facing. Tuesday, October 13th 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time What about OFCCP’s New Focus on “Steering”? • Is this a new issue or a different term for an on-going common issue? • How should employers respond? Tuesday, November 10th 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time The Challenges Created by “Temps to Hire” • What are the posting and advertising requirements? • What are the best practices? Tuesday, December 8th 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time Tracking Issues for Layoffs, Rehires and Seasonal Workers • What are OFCCP’s expectations? • What are the best practices? If you are interested in attending or more information on these series, please contact...

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New Filing Cycle for Vets-4212

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The filing cycle for the Vets-4212 Report will begin on August 1st and run through September 30, 2015.  VEVRAA requires contractors and subcontractors covered by the Act to report the number of qualified covered veterans in their work force by job category and location.  Contractors and subcontractors are also required to report the number of new hires that are covered veterans during a 12-month reporting period.  You may submit your reports over the VETS-4212 online filing system (not available until August 3rd), via email (VETS4212-customersupport@dol.gov) or via postal mail at the address below:   VETS-4212 Service Center C/O Department of Labor National Contact Center (DOL-NCC) 15000 Conference Center Drive, Suite B0132 Chantilly, VA 20151   More information can be found at the Department of Labor’s Frequently Asked...

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Two July Webinars:

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  The Basics: AAP for Veterans & Disabilities                                                   Wednesday, July 22, 2015                  11 a.m. – Noon, Pacific Time                                                                                             This program is designed for employers & HR professionals who are new to the subject of the 2014 requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors. Topics include: Understanding new requirements for job listings, outreach assessments, self-ID and tracking requirements for applicants and new hires, mandatory employee survey for disabilities, annual selection benchmark calculations, annual workforce calculation for disabilities, forms, record-keeping & confidentiality and annual analysis of personnel procedures and job criteria.   AAP for Veterans and Disabilities: What Happens in Year Two?                                                             Thursday, July 23, 2015                      10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Pacific Time                                                                                                       This program focuses on collection and assessment of the Transitional Year data, and implementing the second-year AAPs. Topics include: Data collection and retention for outreach, assessment, pre and post offer self-identification, employee disability survey, physical criteria assessment and assessment of HR processes.   Please contact us if you are interested in either of these webinars for further...

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