DE&I – Are your efforts well-done or half-baked?

While 75% of Americans support diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace1 most diversity programs do little to increase diversity. Some initiatives, like mandatory training, tests, and grievance systems, have been shown to decrease retention of target groups2. The good news is, some initiatives have been found to statistically improve retention [...]

By |2021-06-29T14:09:47-05:00June 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments

THE FIRST MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION

One of the earliest recorded Memorial Day events occurred in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865. Near the end of the American Civil War, Charleston was liberated by the famed 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, made up of all Black soldiers. Following liberation, freed slaves exhumed the bodies of Union soldiers that had been [...]

By |2021-05-28T17:34:10-05:00May 28th, 2021|News|0 Comments

EEO-1 Report Portal Opening

EEO-1 Report The EEOC mailed letters to companies that have previously filed EEO-1 reports. The letters were sent to the address used on the 2018 headquarters report. The letter contains the Company ID and Passcode necessary to log-in and file the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 report. The online portal will open April 26, [...]

By |2021-04-29T14:59:06-05:00April 23rd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Annual VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark is 5.6 Percent

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just announced the National Annual Veteran Hiring Benchmark will be reduced, effective March 31, from 5.7% to 5.6%. Read more about the Benchmark at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/vevraa/hiring-benchmark.

By |2021-03-30T12:51:52-05:00March 30th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface Update

Federal contractors and subcontractors are one small step closer to OFCCP's AAP Verification Initiative becoming reality. OFCCP just updated the Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface website with with a "Coming Soon" title. As previously reported, the interface is being designed to require federal (sub)contactors to annually certify compliance with affirmative action regulations and [...]

By |2021-03-11T14:32:39-05:00March 11th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Census EEO Tabulation Update

On Thursday, March 4, the U.S. Census Bureau released updates to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation that are now available for download. The updates include changes to the American Community Survey (ACS) from 2014-2018 data, used to calculate availability to compare against incumbency and set goals. Kairos has reviewed changes to the [...]

By |2021-03-05T11:42:15-05:00March 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

CALIFORNIA PAY DATA REPORT DUE MARCH 31, 2021

"It is important to note that an employee declining to self-identify sex does not mean that they should automatically be reported in the non-binary category." The California Pay Data Report has rules that are different from EEO-1 and OFCCP related to gender identification. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:52:11-05:00March 4th, 2021|News|0 Comments

OFCCP Updates Supply & Service Scheduling List

OFCCP has amended the September 20, 2020 scheduling list by removing all establishments selected to receive focused reviews and compliance checks. The evaluations that will proceed include establishment-based compliance reviews, CMCE reviews, FAAP reviews and university compliance reviews. An amended Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)  and amended methodology  have been posted on the [...]

By |2021-03-03T17:44:34-05:00March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments