How are your Policies and Procedures – Join us in our Lunch and Learns

Each year, hundreds of companies are involved in investigations of alleged discrimination, while thousands more are at risk. Workplace discord and disharmony can be attributed to poorly written policies and procedures. The best way to avoid a great deal of workplace conflict is to have Policies and Procedures for all personnel activity. Policies and Procedures that are well-organized, with defined protocols and practices for the specific organization or company, which also are non-discrimin...
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Wondering when OFCCP Regulations are coming? Here you go!

Have you been wondering why OFCCP has not created more regulations?    It appears that OFCCP is realizing that wish. First is the memorandum President Obama signed “Advancing Pay Equality through Compensation Data Collection. OFCCP has three major regulation updates planned for their 2016 fiscal year.  Federal contractors and subcontractors should keep these in mind while updating and implementing their Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Equal Pay Report A final rule implementing this ...
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OFCCP Aggressive acts Company’s be prepared and Aware

This is not a financial violation but can be costly.  The OFCCP has become more aggressive and definitely very involved in organizations.  Lesson to be learned is "be prepared". News Release US Labor Department sues Convergys for refusing to comply with investigation of employment practices Complaint asks judge to order cooperation or ban company from federal contracting ATLANTA — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit to require Cincinnati-based Convergys Customer Management ...
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Steering – Recruitment Beware

I recently conducted a Lunch and Learn and discussed 'steering'.  See the Press Release from the US DOL OFCCP.  Steering, and  favoritism, are other words for Bias, Discrimination, and Preference.  We work with our clients to eliminate any possibility of "Preferentialism'.  Sometimes a innocent action can lead to problems.  An example I give, the CEO wants to hire a former colleague  that has a great work ethic.  The position is 'Director of Sales' the person has no sales and no management exper...
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Active Shooter Awarness

Invictus Consulting, LLC                                  www.invictusconsulting.com     Invictus Consulting is a physical security and risk consulting firm that provides critical answers for today’s rapidly changing security climate, and everything we do has our overarching goal in mind – to create a safer world. Managing partners Chris Wise and Dan Stephens each have over 25 years of experience in the security industry; Mr. Wise is an expert in physical security elements, an...
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Physical Security and Risk

Invictus Consulting, LLC                                  www.invictusconsulting.com     Invictus Consulting is a physical security and risk consulting firm that provides critical answers for today’s rapidly changing security climate, and everything we do has our overarching goal in mind – to create a safer world. Managing partners Chris Wise and Dan Stephens each have over 25 years of experience in the security industry; Mr. Wise is an expert in physical security elements, an...
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US Labor Department settles allegations of systemic hiring discrimination at Hospira Inc., in McPherson, Kansas

In a settlement with OFCCP, Hospira Inc. will pay $400,000 to 145 female applicants for pharmacy attendant positions at its McPherson, Kansas facility. OFCCP found that the facility’s discriminatory selection practices resulted in qualified female applicants being hired at much lower rates than similarly qualified male applicants. For more information, check out the press release available online. News Release U.S. Department of Labor | Oct. 13, 2015 US Labor Department settles al...
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