Time: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
For Federal contractors and employers alike, pay equity, and the monitoring of it, is an important company issue. Additionally, the wage gap that exists between men and women (as well as different racial and ethnic groups) is certainly a political hot button issue. This training will provide a legal context for pay equity, as well as some of the different methods for analyzing pay data to identify disparities. We will also provide some recommendations and considerations for conducting pay analyses and, if necessary, making salary adjustments. After attending this training, participants will have an understanding of the following.
Main topics include:
- Why EEO pay analyses are conducted
- Which current laws pertain to pay equity
- How the typical analysis is conducted and what the results mean
- What should be considered before making any salary adjustments
- What goes on in an OFCCP audit as it relates to compensation
Michael Aamodt, Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group, wrote an article featured in SIOP’s TIP publication, January 2017.
The Department of Labor’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) budget proposal was released today, May 23, 2017. The budget outlines the initiatives and priorities of the new administration, and as predicted by DCI, recommends merging the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by the end of FY2018.
The proposed budget indicates that the consolidation will provide efficiencies and oversight. Additionally, the proposed budget allots $88 million for OFCCP, a decrease of $17.3 million from Fiscal Year 2017. The main cut to the budget appears to be headcount, with a proposed 440 full-time equivalent (FTE) headcount, a reduction from 571 FTEs. Some other interesting items that haveRead More