This comprehensive web training delves into the detailed requirements of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA). First, a brief history and introduction will be given to provide regulatory context, followed by a detailed review of requirements such as self-id data collection and statistical analyses. This training is appropriate for Federal contractors implementing the regulations for the first time, as well as those hoping to tackle complex EEO compliance issues central to the employment of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Main topics include:
- Introduction & Regulatory Context
- Spreading Awareness of EEO Programs
- Self-Identification Process
- Data Collection & Establishing Goals and Benchmarks
- Internal Self-Monitoring & Evaluation
- Recordkeeping & Reporting
- OFCCP Potential Enforcement Priorities
Michael Aamodt, Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group, wrote an article featured in SIOP’s TIP publication, January 2017.
Between the periods of 2005-2007, OFCCP had several open compliance reviews with Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. establishments. In just the last month, three DOL administrative complaints for audits from this period were dismissed. Dismissals resulted from Pilgrim’s Pride bankruptcy filed in 2008.
In December of 2008, Pilgrim’s Pride declared bankruptcy, and proceeded through the process, effecting a bankruptcy plan in December of 2009. As part of the bankruptcy plan, the Court gave notice of Pilgrim’s Pride bankruptcy available to all relevant parties, requesting that all parties submit claims by June 2009. OFCCP filed a claim alleging discriminatory practices at Mount Pleasant and Lufkin, TX, factories in May of 2009. Pilgrim’s Pride then filed a Claims Objection Procedures Motion to OFCCP’s claimsRead More