OFCCP Update For HR: How To Avoid The Latest Compliance Tripwires
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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is continuing to focus on identifying systemic inequalities in pay and abolishing discrimination in the construction industry. It’s also taking a sharper look these days at bias against LGBT employees and contractors in all industries.
While the OFCCP’s spotlight is shining particularly brightly on the construction industry, the agency is digging deep for systemic inequalities across the board so every federal contractor needs to be prepared for OFCCP scrutiny and audits.
Join us for an in-depth webinar when David S. Fortney, H. Juanita Beecher, and Burton J. Fishman, all seasoned attorneys with extensive experience with the OFCCP regulations, will explain the compliance tripwires to watch out for, and how to handle and survive any interviews or reviews by the OFCCP. You’ll get a clear explanation of how new OFCCP regulations may affect your organization, what to be aware of, and how to be prepared for anything the OFCCP might dig up.
About Your Presenters
- Why HR and employers should review internal pay practices and conduct an internal audit for possible inequities
- What the OFCCP considers discriminatory wage practices, and what it’s looking for with regard to wage statements provided to contractors and employees
- How to ensure that wage statements include hours worked and how pay is calculated for contractors
- How to prepare compensation managers for a possible OFCCP audit or interview
- And much more!
David S. Fortney
Fortney & Scott, LLC
David Fortney is a co-founder of Fortney & Scott, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm counseling and advising clients on the full spectrum of work-place related matters, including employment discrimination and labor matters, compliance programs, government contracting, international dispute resolution and counseling matters, and developing strategies for avoiding or responding to workplace-related crises. Mr. Fortney has a broad-based practice representing and counseling employers and executives in employment and labor matters, including equal employment opportunity requirements, wage and hour matters, federal contractor's affirmative action and non-discrimination obligations, collective bargaining, and workplace health and safety. He brings experience from the public and private sectors in advising clients on these issues, and he frequently represents clients before federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Labor's agencies, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board.
Fortney & Scott, LLC
H. Juanita (Nita) Beecher is a nationally recognized expert on Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) matters. She is Counsel to Fortney & Scott, LLC with a focus on OFCCP regulatory affairs. Ms. Beecher's primary focus is labor and employment law with substantial experience with class investigations by the EEOC and OFCCP. She has more than 30 years of experience in labor and employment law particularly with class investigations by the OFCCP and the EEOC. From 2000 to 2015, she led networks of senior diversity, EEO and affirmative action corporate practitioners as well as senior in-house labor and employment lawyers.
Fortney & Scott, LLC
Burton J. Fishman has devoted his practice to developing the "law of the workplace," an interdisciplinary approach that offers employers counsel and representation on a broad range of matters growing out of government regulation of business. His experience extends to the full spectrum of employment and labor matters, including employment discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), affirmative action, and leave and benefits law. In recent years, Mr. Fishman has taken a leading role nationally in advising the business community on the impact of the ADA, the FMLA, and the evolving law of genetic discrimination. He has represented clients throughout the nation in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, and in arbitrations and courts at all levels. He has repeatedly been recognized as a "Washington Super Lawyer" in the labor and employment field by Washington Law & Politics magazine and is a long-served Member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
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OFCCP, federal contractors, compliance, discrimination
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