"Affirmative Action Program" presented by Cornell University ILR School - New York, NY

Date   Mar 26 - 27, 2012
Time   9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cornell University
New York City ILR Conference Center
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY

This workshop concentrates on how to develop and administer acceptable affirmative action programs (AAP) and how to handle a compliance audit by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). You will learn:

The legal meaning of affirmative action
The components of AAP
Practical aspects of implementing an AAP
Preparing for an OFCCP compliance review

Key Topics

What is affirmative action?

  • Understanding Executive Order 11246, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act
  • Who is a government contractor?
  • Implications of the current affirmative action debate

The basic requirements of an AAP

  • Understanding the elements of an AAP
  • Current OFCCP issues and concerns
  • Establishing placement goals
  • Establishing reporting and monitoring systems

Implementing the AAP

  • Dealing with AA goals during downsizing
  • Confidentiality issues
  • Developing unique action-oriented AA programs
  • Maintaining applicant flow data

The compliance review process

  • Types of compliance evaluations
  • Preparing for an evaluation
  • The do's and don'ts of on-site evaluations
  • Understanding the off-site analysis phase
  • Strategies for negotiating and resolving audit issues with the OFCCP

Special Features

  • Discussion of the latest OFCCP regulations
  • Practical tips from a panel of experts
  • Extensive case-study practice
  • Coverage of 2000 Affirmative Action Regulations

Visit www.ilr.cornell.edu/hcd or call ILR Customer Service at 866-470-1922.