by Ahmed Younies and Jacquelyn Peterson Published Monday, October 19, 2015 Duration – 15:00
Many employers approach being a federal contractor based on what they read or hear…enforcement, audit, penalties, etc. Ahmed Younies, President and CEO of HR Unlimited, Inc., shares his perspective on how employers should approach being a federal contractor and subcontractor, and it might surprise you.
The OFCCP's Final Rule on Sex Discrimination took effect this week, on August 15, 2016. Many of you already know that sex discrimination has been illegal since at least 1964, when the Civil Rights Act was enacted. Pay Discrimination based on sex has been illegal since at least 1963. Most employers know they cannot base employment decisions and practices on
Fifty years ago – give or take—the United States set out to eradicate discrimination. As a nation, we’ve made great strides in ensuring equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, disability, as well as sexual orientation and gender identity. We now see greater workplace diversity, and equal employment opportunity, which seemed all but nonexistent 50
Last week, the OFCCP reached a settlement of hiring discrimination charges with Jennie-O Turkey Stores. Jennie-O Turkey is the second-largest turkey processor in the country and holds a $360 million contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which in turn supplies food to schools and food banks. The OFCCP alleged that Jennie-O Turkey Stores’ selection practices discriminated against qualified female
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