• The "Sorry I Can’t Go" Dilemma

    Lorenzo Cook applied for an associate position at the Kmart store located in Hyattsville, Maryland. Following an interview he was offered the position of customer service associate. During his appointment to fill out his new hire paperwork and take a mandatory drug screen, Cook told the hiring manager that he had kidney failure and could not ...
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    OFCCP Sample AAP Page

    The OFCCP has posted a new Sample Affirmative Action Programs Web page that contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) may find useful. The new page contains sample transition year Section 503 and VEVRAA AAPs that show how a contractor might satisfy the ...
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    Join Us at the AGC 96th Annual Convention

    Every spring, BirdDogHR attends the Annual Convention of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). This year, BirdDogHR was invited to host a concurrent session during the event to discuss with general contractors, specialty contractors and suppliers the struggles the construction industry faces when it comes to recruiting candidates ...
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    President Obama and the OFCCP: 2015 and Beyond

    In our last two posts, we examined key actions taken by the OFCCP in 2014 through the lens of President Obama’s ambitious agenda. While some OFCCP actions have reflected Mr. Obama’s priorities, others have actually resulted directly from Executive Orders. Between the OFCCP’s actions, Mr. Obama’s Executive Orders and statements of his priorities, ...
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    President Obama and the OFCCP: 2014 Review Part II

    In Part I of this post we examined the close connection between the OFCCP’s focus on pay equity and the hiring of veterans and individuals with disabilities (IWD’s) in 2014 and President Obama’s agenda. We continue here by comparing the President’s agenda and actions regarding LGBT workers and other, more general workers’rights issues with those ...
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