Compliance

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Everything You Need to Be Prepared for an OFCCP Audit

Being a federal government contractor comes with responsibilities. The Office of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) ensures each contractor meets their compliance obligations concerning hiring and employment practices, including affirmative action, compensation and recordkeeping.

If the OFCCP audited your company, would you be prepared? Many companies find themselves...

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Top 3 OFCCP Violations of 2017 and How to Avoid Them in 2018

Infrastructure Improvement Initiative

Infrastructure is a big deal. So big, in fact, that the federal government plans to spend $1.5 trillion on repairing and upgrading America’s infrastructure in the hopes of creating jobs, expanding communities and ensuring safety of the structures we depend on for daily life. The budget will...

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3 Case Studies That Show How BirdDogHR Can Help Your Recruiting Process

When you have limited resources to complete projects, the recruiting process can feel like a burden. Creating, posting and distributing job ads is time-consuming. Keeping up with compliance issues is difficult.

It doesn’t have to be this way. BirdDogHR’s recruitment and ATS solution can improve your talent management process,...

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What You Need to Know About Recruitment and OFCCP Compliance

Eliminating gender, racial and ethnically-based discrimination in the workplace is a key priority for the OFCCP . All federal contractors are required to implement certain processes while recruiting new employees to ensure they are making good faith efforts with outreach to racial minorities, individuals with disabilities, individuals of all genders,...

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Ensure Workforce Safety as Busy Season Approaches

The busy season is rapidly approaching for construction companies. This means more federal contracts and projects, but also puts construction industry workers at an increased risk for injury. The construction industry is made up of approximately 6.5 million workers and has a higher fatal injury rate compared to the national...

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Compliance Tips for Your Business

Providing the proper documentation to the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) shouldn’t have to cost you time or money. During your busy season, here are some helpful tips to consider:

  • Use A Standardized Process for Documentation
    Utilize a
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How to Use Applicant Tracking for Construction Candidates

The job of a recruiter is incredibly important and complex. Regardless of an HR team’s skills, the truth is that hiring is getting more and more challenging — especially in the construction industry. In fact, a survey from 2015 found that 32% of American employers are having a difficult time...

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Improve Your Compliance Process and Go Paperless

Compliance is essential to helping advance your business’ culture and work environment, but if you’d like to prevent going against OFCCP regulations due to file manipulation, loss or accuracy, consider moving toward an easier, more secure way of filing and recalling compliance documentation. We’ve helped hundreds of federal contracting companies...

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5 Tips to Tackle Compliance in 2017

Rules and regulations are constantly changing for federal contractors and subcontractors and that’s not something that’s going to change immediately in 2017. Contractors need to do what they can to ensure that their organization is compliant so they can be successful in the New Year.

Here are some tips...

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The Challenge of Compliance in the Construction Industry

Compliance standards require regular monitoring by construction companies, and any manager in the industry is familiar with the levels of compliance laid out by the United States Department of Labor. That compliance includes everything from meeting occupational health and safety standards to protecting the rights of specialized construction employees such...

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