Managing Compliance: Affirmative Action and EEO for Management

Managing Compliance: Affirmative Action and EEO for Management

Time: 25 minutes
Cost: $49

For many federal contractors, managing the ever-changing demands of Affirmative Action (AA) and EEO compliance can be a lofty endeavor. While working to implement new requirements and improve existing processes, many tend to overlook the important role of management in fulfilling compliance obligations. This training is specifically designed to address managers of federal contractor organizations through a concise but comprehensive review of AA/EEO obligations and the requirements for achieving compliance. Beginning with a high-level overview of regulatory requirements (e.g., EO 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, VEVRAA) and enforcement, this training will provide the foundation for understanding AA/EEO compliance for federal contractors. Major topics will include the following:

EEO Obligations for Federal Contractors

  • Affirmative Action
  • Non-Discrimination

Overview of the OFCCP

  • Background, Auditing, & Enforcement

Overview of the Affirmative Action Program (AAP)

  • Identifying Risk Areas
  • Following-up on Risk Areas

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