Two Helpful Resources for Complying with the Federal Labor Laws

DOL Data Enforcement Site

US Dept of Labor Data Enforcement Website

The OGESDW.DOL.GOV link is the Department of Labor’s enforcement data website which houses investigations conducted by the various Government Agencies who enforce Federal labor laws; (OHSA, MSHA, WHD, EBSA, OFCCP). The tables included on the site show organizations that have been found to be compliant in addition to ones who were found to have the various forms of identified violations (e.g. financial settlements).

EEOC Newsroom

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Newsroom

The EEOC’s newroom houses current and past legal cases in addition to articles regarding lawsuits or settled with various organizations covered under Title VII. This link also offers news updates related to current and recent actions the EEOC is involved in. Every organization should periodically review the material and take steps to ensure that their organization is not vulnerable to the types of violations/discrimination discussed on the site.

Affirmative Action Planning: Outsource or Software?

John Piatt answers the question, “How do we decide if we should outsource our Affirmative Action Planning or use software?”.

In deciding between using software or outsourcing your AAP ask yourself:

1. How well do I really understand Affirmative Action Planning?

2. Do I understand how to manipulate data?

3. How comfortable am I with installing new applications?

Learn about Biddle Consulting Group’s Affirmative Action Plan consulting services, training and AAP software?

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