Generation Z Sprouting into the Workforce

(By Dr. Diane Specht, MST HR Solutions Consultant & Educator )   A new workforce is beginning to sprout and bloom. This new crop of workers are known as Generation Z or sometimes referred to as Global’s. Being born in 1990-1999 and always having the latest advancements of technology at their fingertips, these rising young […]

National Dislocated Worker Grant

US Department of Labor announces up to $1.7M to help recovery, clean-up efforts after March 2016 storms, flooding in Louisiana. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu announced today in Baton Rouge that the department would provide a National Dislocated Worker Grant for up to nearly $1.7 million to the state’s Workforce Commission to create […]

OFCCP and EEOC Collaborate on the Collection of Compensation Data

On January 29, 2016, EEOC proposed revisions to the EEO-1 form to require all employers with 100 or more employees, not just contractors, who currently submit the EEO-1 to submit additional summary data on wages paid to their employees, including by gender, race, and ethnicity. This proposal would add aggregate data on pay ranges and hours worked […]

Pay Transparency

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Announces Final Rule to Promote Pay Transparency Did you know President Obama issued an Executive Order in 2014 to promote pay transparency and openness? His goal was to allow workers and job applicants to share information about their pay and compensation without fear of discrimination. In September, the […]