IN HONOR OF NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

September 22nd, 2020|

In 1968 President Lyndon Johnson began the observance of Hispanic Heritage Week. Twenty years later, President Ronald Reagan expanded Heritage Week to cover a 30-day period from September 15 to October 15 by signing Public Law 100-402. How to celebrate? Scholastic Magazine and Good Housekeeping have released [...]

OFCCP CSAL List Update

September 17th, 2020|

On September 11, Kairos reported that OFCCP added 2,250 audits to their CSAL list. See the post here. Today, September 17, the CSAL list released was revised. OFCCP kept the total reviews and counts of review by type the same, swapping review types for 80+ audits - about [...]

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OFCCP Adds 2,250 New Audits to Its List

September 11th, 2020|

OFCCP just released a new list of companies it will be auditing for both Supply & Service and Construction reviews in the OFCCP Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Library. OFCCP added two brand-new review types, “Accommodation Focused Review,” “Promotion Focused Review,” and “Construction Compliance Check” – though it [...]

Self-ID and Vets-4212 Reporting Updates

July 31st, 2020|

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) Kairos would like to remind you that today, August 4, 2020, is the deadline to incorporate the updated Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) into your applicant and human resource systems and processes. The form can be downloaded at the Kairos Client Portal [...]

COVID-19 Resources

May 7th, 2020|

Kairos recently update our Client Portal to include what you should know about COVID-19 and the ADA. On the website you will find technical publications, PowerPoint presentations, videos, and links to EEOC’s Questions & Answers. Visit our Portal at https://kairosservicesinc.com/kairos-client-portal/ and scroll to “COVID-19 Guidance”. [...]

OFCCP Scheduling Letters Approved

April 17th, 2020|

Compliance Evaluations Continue We understand that many of our HR contacts are extremely busy and focusing on employee relations and COVID related matters. However, please do not let your guard down on compliance. OFCCP continues to operate and is moving forward on existing audits, while also scheduling new [...]

UPDATE: 2019 COMPONENT 1 EEO-1 Survey

March 23rd, 2020|

The EEOC is currently in the process of seeking approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to collect the EEO-1 survey for 2019, 2020, and 2021.  The EEOC is seeking to collect Component 1 of the survey and to discontinue the collection of Component 2 pay data.  See, EEO-1 [...]

OFCCP COVID-19 Response

March 20th, 2020|

See notice from OFCCP. Posted 3/20/20 at 10:30am. OFCCP COVID-19 Response In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, OFCCP is reaching out to ensure you know the agency is continuing to pursue its important mission of ensuring equal employment opportunity while making adjustments to ensure all [...]

OFCCP Update Regarding COVID-19

March 18th, 2020|

Federal contractors impacted by COVID-19 can request extensions of time to respond to Scheduling Letters and requests for information. The OFCCP is also currently considering the use of video conferencing to continue conducting compliance reviews. Read more at https://lnkd.in/eeuf9wA and https://lnkd.in/gzi3hAq

The Coronavirus, the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act

March 17th, 2020|

What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19 The ADA and Rehabilitation Act rules continue to apply, but they do not interfere with or prevent employers from following the guidelines and suggestions made by the CDC or state/local public health authorities about steps employers [...]

National Conference Presentations

February 17th, 2020|

Kairos management team members Nick Paul, Jennifer McAlister and Will Waymel were recently accepted as speakers at the 2020 National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Conference to be held this July in National Harbor, Maryland. Norma Brito was selected to lead the full day Foundations Workshop in the preconference. [...]

Another Batch of Disability Focused Reviews Scheduled

January 29th, 2020|

The OFCCP released a new batch of Disability Focused Review scheduling letters, currently being received by Federal contractors in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain (SWARM) Region. The SWARM region includes Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. Kairos has contacted [...]

Disability Form CC-305 Expiration

January 28th, 2020|

While the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) expired January 31, 2020, OFCCP has directed Federal contractors to continue using the current expired form until the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approves changes to the proposed form, expected to be released this spring. Kairos will alert our clients [...]

EEO-1 Survey Portal Remains Closed

January 15th, 2020|

The EEOC announced that the EEO-1 Survey Portal will remain closed until last year’s collection of Component 2 Pay Data reaches the threshold required by Federal court order. Until then, the EEOC has suspended filing, notification letters, and assistance related to 2019 submissions. This is not the first [...]

2010 Census Website Change

January 1st, 2020|

Preparations are currently being made for The U.S. Census Bureau’s launch of the 2020 decennial census. The American FactFinder (AFF) census site will be taken offline on March 31, 2020. Most data previously released on AFF will now be released on the U.S. Census Bureau's new dissemination platform, [...]

Thanksgiving Message to Our Clients

November 28th, 2019|

We are thankful to have clients like you – not just on Thanksgiving but every day. Please know that we count you among our blessings. Norma Brito - Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Paul - Director of Compliance Jennifer McAlister - Director of Operations William Waymel - Director of [...]

Veteran’s Day 2019

November 11th, 2019|

This Veteran’s Day Kairos encourages you to honor the service of veterans in your workforce and community. For additional outreach and inclusion resources and suggestions please visit our portal.

Disability Self-Identification Initiatives

October 3rd, 2019|

DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION INITIATIVES - We hear about them all the time, often how they’ve achieved less than desirable results. It’s true, industry, job type, geography, culture, etc., they’re all factors that influence self-identification. HOWEVER, “initiative” derived from the Latin ‘initium’, means ‘a beginning’. I often ask the question, [...]

EEOC Not Seeking Renewal of EEO-1 Component 2

September 12th, 2019|

Today, the EEOC published a Notice of Information Collection regarding the EEO-1 in the Federal Register. Notably missing from the notice was a request to renew the authorization to collect Component 2 (pay & hours) data. While they requested renewed authorization to collect Component 1 (race & gender) [...]

Announcing Section 503 Focused Review Webinars

September 4th, 2019|

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is dedicated to promoting disability inclusion in the workplace. With the launch of Section 503 Focused Reviews this fall, OFCCP has released compliance assistance resources to help employers and workers to better understand the law and how the reviews [...]

OFCCP Ramping Up Closure Rates

September 3rd, 2019|

OFCCP's latest closure data shows closures up 300%+ Year-Over-Year in July for 3 regions.  Three additional regions experienced a drop of 84% Year-Over-Year - a nationwide 100% increase (no data yet on August).  Kairos expects this increase in closures to continue if OFCCP is to ramp up to [...]

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