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  • Federal Tax Bill Offers a Nod to the #MeToo Movement
    by Connie Bertram, Emilie Adams - February 14, 2018
    On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed a sweeping tax bill (the 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act' or 'Act') that overhauls much of the United States tax code and touches almost every section of the country's economy. Hidden within the more than 1,000 pages of the recently-passed GOP tax plan is a relatively small provision suddenly getting a lot of attention from employers and their counsel. Section 13307 of the Act &ndas...
  • OFCCP and the Rule of Law Part II: Pay Analysis Groups
    by Bill Doyle - February 14, 2018
    In my initial article, published on November 17, 2017, I proposed an evaluation of OFCCP's recent regulatory and enforcement positions through the lenses of the fundamental and perennial question, 'What is Law?' I outlined controversial positions taken under a different Administration, and the new Administration's consideration of the regulatory and enforcement approaches to be implemented on its watch. I also noted...
  • OFCCP Sends Notices About Pending Compliance Reviews
    by Bill Osterndorf - February 14, 2018
    On February 1, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) sent 1,000 notices to federal contractors and subcontractors. These notices inform employers that one or more of their facilities are likely to be the subject of an affirmative action compliance review during 2018. OFCCP has been sending these notices to employers for about ten years. These notices, which are for...
  • One Veteran’s Story: A Profile of Courage and Perseverance After Military Service Transition
    by Jenny Nelson - February 14, 2018
    Dan Newberry joined the Army right after high school, expecting to complete a lifelong military career. That plan ended abruptly in 2012. Honorably discharged due to a medical-related disability, Dan soon found himself adrift. 'I went from having a sense of responsibility, pride and direction in life, to nothing. It was incredibly difficult,' he recalled. Trained as a paratrooper of the Army's Airborne Infantry Uni...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 8, Issue 2
    by Local JobNetwork™ - February 14, 2018
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action, EEO, and government compliance....
  • Are You Rewarding Employees the Right Way?
    by Steve Farber - February 13, 2018
    Pause for a few seconds and make a mental note of the five-to-10 most recent examples of people who were rewarded within your organization. In other words, who got a raise, a bonus, a promotion, an award or some other form of recognition for a job well done? In many organizations, perhaps even most, those honors go to people who achieved some tangible, measurable result. They hit their sales goals, signed a new client, or f...
  • Ways Employers Can Minimize Workplace Stress
    by Carole Kanchier - February 12, 2018
    Do you supervise or manage anyone? Are your subordinates suffering from job stress? Does your work environment contribute to worker stress? Do you address job stress issues? According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), job stress occurs when job requirements don’t match employee capabilities, resources or needs. Wide spread and costly, job stress is called a “world health epid...
  • Does Your Team Play in Concert with One Another?
    by Debra Wheatman - February 9, 2018
    Google the words “team, build, work,” and you will get an infinite number of results for pages filled with inspirational, motivational quotes, and uplifting stories of how to build an effective team. You also know the reality of many of the teams on which we work–one person takes the lead, one person’s ideas are rejected, another member contributes minimally, and the rest go along for the ride. We are c...
  • Why Onboarding is More Important Than We Thought
    by Alexandra Levit - February 8, 2018
    Chief Research Officer and Co-Founder of Aptitude Research Partners Madeline Laurano recently shared data from 1,000 organizations to qualify the link between human capital practices and business results. Laurano and her colleagues found that onboarding is the linchpin to everything related to talent management, and both employers and candidates are asking for a new hire experience that is continuous, dialogue-driven, and m...
  • How Effective is Your Thinking Style?
    by Steve Farber - February 6, 2018
    Few things warm my heart more than coming across more proof that the heart of success in business is found by cultivating matters of the heart. As an Extreme Leader, you’re no doubt working to cultivate certain effective behaviors in yourself and in the people who work with you or for you, all with the grand goal of advancing the mission of your business. And no matter how you label those effective behaviors, I believ...