OFCCP Game-Changing Final Rules: Complying Amid Vigorous Enforcement
Establishing Hiring Benchmarks, Meeting New Data Collection Requirements and Accommodation Rules
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with the information necessary to implement policies and procedures in compliance with new rules regarding protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. The panel will review changes to the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual and how counsel can prepare employers to survive an audit.
- Introduction of 503/VEVRAA regulations
- Posting/notice obligations
- Outreach and recruitment obligations
- Self-identification issues
- Data collection and analysis
- Reasonable accommodation issues
- Benchmark and utilization goals
- AAP requirements and preparation
- Impact of FCCM and audit trends
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the key and most complex requirements for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities?
- How do the reasonable accommodation requirements now apply to protected veterans and IWDs?
- What practices and policies should employers implement now in preparation for an audit in this new compliance environment?
- What are the important changes in the FCCM that employers need to know now?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Connie N. Bertram
Ms. Bertram advises federal government contractors and sub-contractors on the many unique employment, affirmative... | Read More
Ms. Bertram advises federal government contractors and sub-contractors on the many unique employment, affirmative action and other compliance issues that arise in the government contracts context, including: developing and implementing conflict of interest, ethics, and whistleblower policies and programs; investigating and defending FCA and other whistleblower complaints; conducting internal audits and investigations; and advising contractors and subcontractors with respect to all aspects of OFCCP, Service Contract Act, and Davis-Bacon Act compliance and defending OFCCP and DOL audits and enforcement proceedings.Close
Jon A. Geier
Mr. Geier represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He advises federal contractors on their... | Read More
Mr. Geier represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He advises federal contractors on their obligations under Executive Order 11246 and related statutes and regulations, and assists contractors in preparing, implementing, and maintaining affirmative action plans and advising them with respect to compliance evaluations by the OFCCP. Mr. Geier has extensive experience conducting privileged diagnostics of employment processes, and advising employers on remedial strategies including diversity/inclusion programs.Close
T. Scott Kelly
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
Mr. Kelly devotes the majority of his practice to representing federal contractors and sub-contractors in compliance... | Read More
Mr. Kelly devotes the majority of his practice to representing federal contractors and sub-contractors in compliance evaluations and administrative enforcement actions triggered by the OFCCP. He has counseled manufacturing, transportation, construction, healthcare and financial institutions around the country on the preparation, management, and defense of their affirmative action programs and related matters, including jurisdictional analyses and preventative strategies.Close