OFCCP/EEOC Training Session
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Free Open Training Sessions
Date: May 14, 2014
Location: 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
First Session: 9:30 a.m.
Featured Presenter: Kaila Cwiekalo, Compliance Officer, OFCCP Columbus
Topic: New Regulations and VEVRAA
Cwiekalo discussed the new regulations implementing Section 503 and VEVRAA, including:
- Background information about Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations
- Why OFCCP made changes
- The effective date
- What it means in terms of implementation
- Tour of key changes
Second Session: 10:30 a.m.
Featured Presenter: Rebecca Fyffe, Compliance Officer, OFCCP Columbus
Topic: Affirmative Action Plan 101
Fyffe discussed what contractors may expect during an OFCCP audit, submission of written affirmative action programs and support data. She covered employment records that OFCCP may request, including areas where adverse impact and job groups where potential lack of good faith effort has been identified, differences in compensation are noted, and how a compliance evaluation is closed.
Third Session: 1:00 p.m.
Featured Presenter: Michelle Crew, Outreach and Training Manager, EEOC Cleveland
Topic: The Past and Future of Title VII
Crew, manager of the EEOC Cleveland Field Office's outreach program, looked at the 50th anniversary of Title VII, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and discussed the future of the EEOC.