2020 Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Plans

This virtual four part series provides the basics on federal contractor EEO and affirmative action compliance obligations. This series establishes the foundation for attendees to participate in the more advanced training programs offered by The Institute for Workplace Equality, or provides a refresher course for the more advanced compliance professional. We will cover development of an affirmative action program from the beginning stages of understanding the legal and regulatory requirements, through development of the structure of an AAP, the necessary data analytics as well as discuss government enforcement capabilities. In the final session we will hear from a panel of EEO professionals who will share their experiences and thoughts about affirmative action development, implementation and enforcement.

AAP Basics 101 Training – Virtual Four Part Series

Session 1: EEO Basics and Compliance Obligations, Thursday, October 8th, 3:30-5 pm ET

Presenters:
Elizabeth Bradley from FortneyScott in Washington, DC
Laura Mitchell from Jackson Lewis in Denver, CO

This first session of the AAP Basics series will serve to lay the foundation for preparing an affirmative action program. We will discuss the regulatory authority, obligations and Agency enforcement for federal contractors.

      • EEO Basics and Compliance Obligations – EO 11246, Section 503, VEVRAA
      • Other EEO Obligations
      • OFCCP Audits and Enforcement – Selection, Preparation, Response

Session 2: Affirmative Action Plan Development, Thursday, October 15th, 3:30-5 pm ET

Presenters:
Elizabeth Bradley from FortneyScott in Washington, DC
Joanna Colosimo from DCI Consulting in Washington, DC

This session will cover the core content around creating the required reporting obligations of an Affirmative Action Plan. This includes a review of how a Workforce Analysis, Job Group Analysis, Availability, Utilization Analysis, and Goals reports are created and analyzed. The session will not only focus on the ‘how-to’ create the plan, but also key take-aways for structuring the Affirmative Action Plan in a strategic and useful way. Additionally, we will include key take-aways on how to read, interpret and implement the results from the Affirmative Action Plan.


Session 3: Adverse Impact and EEO Statistical Disparities, Thursday, October 22nd, 4-5 pm ET

Presenters:
Elizabeth Bradley from FortneyScott in Washington, DC
Joanna Colosimo from DCI Consulting in Washington, DC

In session three, we will review key concepts on analyzing the personnel activity (hires, applicants, promotions, terminations, etc.) portion of an Affirmative Action program. The session will focus on the regulatory basis for conducting EEO disparity analytics, how to conduct and interpret the analyses, and will discuss key take-aways on understanding risk to the organization.


Session 4: Advisory Board Panel – Implementation and Enforcement Best Practices, Thursday, October 29th, 4 -4:45 pm ET

Presenter:
Laura Mitchell from Jackson Lewis in Denver, CO

In our final installment of our AAP Basics series we will hear from a panel of EEO professionals on their thoughts around AAP best practices, tips and hurdles they’ve encountered as they worked through AAP implementation and OFCCP enforcement.

Panelists:
Frank Torres from M&T Bank in Buffalo, NY
Naomi Tyre from Northrop Grumman in Washington, DC


Registration Fees:

  • General Public: $299 (early bird discount $249 ends September 8th)
  • Institute Member: $249 (early bird discount $199 ends September 8th)
  • Institute Complimentary Registrations: Email contact@theinstitute4workplaceequality.org to register
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Date: October 08, 2020 - October 29, 2020

COSTS:

Non-Members: $299
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