July BCGi Events

Biddle Consulting

And while the 2018 VETS-4212 filing is still due on or before September 30, 2018, it is important to be aware that the recent changes to the EEO-1 reporting requirements have afforded contractors a new date option for data collection. Thursday, August 2nd from 11:15am – 12:15pm | (Implicit) Bias–A Change in Framing, Understanding, and Controlling Discrimination with Dan Kuang, Ph.D. Biddle News EEO News BCGi Events webinarJuly 7th at 10 AM | VETS 4212 Webinar.

Independence Day Commemorates Freedom … from Discrimination

Accurate Background

This act was a landmark civil rights and labor law prohibiting discrimination in public places, providing for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal. With the aim to eliminate bias and inequality in America’s workplaces, the EEOC enforces federal anti-discrimination statutes, and provides oversight of all federal equal opportunity regulations, policies, and practices.

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Upcoming HR Events Ireland & UK, April 2018

Rezoomo

We have the hottest upcoming HR events that you should be attending in April. Pens at the ready (or just simply click on the event to add to your google calendar!). This event aims to shake things up, challenge attendees to think differently and inspire them to make changes in their organisations. Employment equality and discrimination issues. 100% of recent delegates would recommend this event to their colleagues and peers! Potential Risks and Data Breaches.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics. This data set is neatly structured.

Data or Intuition: When Should HR Rely on the Numbers?

Cornerstone On Demand

So, how do you know when it makes sense to use data and when to trust your gut? Yes, personality can be one of the items on your checklist, but using objective data allows you to avoid making an irrational—and sometimes illegal—decision. Using your data can save you a lot of headaches in the future. I received a question from a reader recently, who asked, “Why do team building events always involve pulling people up to the stage?

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7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics. This data set is neatly structured.

EEOC Would Collect Pay Data from W-2s Under New Proposal

HRWatchdog

In a significant departure from existing requirements, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it is seeking to require large employers to report pay data to the agency, including aggregate information from employee W-2s. The EEOC is proposing to revise the federal EEO-1 report to include collecting pay data from employers with more than 100 employees. Compensation Discrimination EEOC fair pay

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Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

It is widely understood that an organization will not be successful–and certainly will not grow and thrive–without robust data on all aspects of its operations. In business, organizations routinely gather and study data about sales, production, margin, and customer satisfaction to name just a few; in higher education, metrics around admissions, graduation rates, endowment, and student satisfaction are carefully monitored. Workplace Data Sources and How to Use Them.

On the Chopping Block for Hiring and Pay Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been taking a hard stance on hiring and pay discrimination cases. Potential class members in the settlements discussed in this article and other potential class members who believe they were impacted by contractor discrimination are being encouraged to contact the OFCCP for inclusion in class lawsuits. By Susan Schoenfeld.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

Cybersecurity” is a bit like plumbing: most everybody thinks it’s a great idea, but we don’t really give it much thought beyond that until something goes horribly wrong, like a data breach. Why would a hacker want to steal data from little-old-me?” In fact, a 2015 study determined that 43% of intentional data breaches (“cyberattacks”) have had small businesses as their targets. The most fundamental of these steps is what is known as “data mapping”.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. The percentage of EEOC Charges that include sex discrimination claims was basically flat. Race discrimination claims return to No. By U.S.

EEOC issues 2017 enforcement plan: 6 areas it’s targeting next

HR Morning

The EEOC will focus on weeding out recruiting and hiring practices that discriminate against classes of individuals based on protected characteristics — race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, etc. And for the first time, the EEOC will be looking at big data’s impact on the hiring practices of, predominantly, technology companies. Protecting Vulnerable Workers, Including Immigrant and Migrant Workers, and Underserved Communities from Discrimination.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace. More than 120 people registered for the event to watch five panelists and a moderator discuss this unique topic in Workable’s Boston office. Related content: Anti-discrimination policy template.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace. More than 120 people registered for the event to watch five panelists and a moderator discuss this unique topic in Workable’s Boston office. Related content: Anti-discrimination policy template.

The Compliance Challenge of Political Events

NGA Human Resources

Anti-discrimination EEOC regulations could potentially expand or be revised in the near future. Employers will be expected to be compliant with new preventative measures to inhibit discrimination and harassment. The rapid global changes in politics and cultural perceptions have created the need for many organisations to recruit data analysts or compliance experts.

Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports

Zenefits

Though the EEOC has long been the enforcer of employment anti-discrimination laws, the #metoo movement has brought more urgency to the issue. Here are the results : The EEOC conducted more than 1,000 outreach events for over 115,000 employees and employers. The post Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Employers have a legal obligation to maintain a workplace that is free of sexual harassment.

HR Professionals Give Their Feedback on Recognizing Employees Today

Terryberry

During HR.com ’s virtual INSPIRE event last week, Terryberry’s CEO Mike Byam presented a session entitled “Building a WOW Recognition Culture.” We were bowled over by the tremendous response from the audience and the insightful dialog and interaction during the event. Lauren O’Donnell: Virtual Events and new team recognition program. Mary Persky: Tie recognition to the data analytics you track.

English-Only Policies Are Presumptively Unlawful Under New FEHA Regs

HR Daily Advisor

According to data from the U.S. For example, the regulations state that English-only rules are never lawful during nonworking time, such as breaks, meal periods, and unpaid employer-sponsored events. Discrimination Because of Accents and English Proficiency also Targeted.

How to avoid common mistakes with EEOC complaints

Insperity

According to recent data, the top five EEOC complaints reported nationally are: Retaliation: 39,110 Disability: 24,238 Race: 23,976 Sex (including pregnancy): 23,532 Age: 15,573. And, if your company finds itself facing a charge of discrimination, what should you do?

I got you a supercharged HR thinking cap to address harassment problems at work

The Employer Handbook

In doing so, they risk laying a foundation for the next crisis, whether it involves other forms of harassment, or discrimination and retaliation. ” Lisa Gelobter, CEO and Co-Founder of tEQuitable “created an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment in the workplace.” ” The data is then “anonymized and aggregated [for the employer] to identify systemic issues within an organization’s culture.”

I got you a supercharged HR thinking cap to address harassment problems at work

The Employer Handbook

In doing so, they risk laying a foundation for the next crisis, whether it involves other forms of harassment, or discrimination and retaliation. ” Lisa Gelobter, CEO and Co-Founder of tEQuitable “created an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment in the workplace.” ” The data is then “anonymized and aggregated [for the employer] to identify systemic issues within an organization’s culture.”

Qualcomm Pays $19M. to Settle Claims of Bias Against Women, New Intel for Talent Acquisition!, Hot in HR

Advos

The US chip maker is settling after being accused of paying women less and discriminating against them in the workplace. The Actual Data Is Surprising – Forbes. While the experts argue, actual data on U.S. This Week’s Featured Events. Newsletter: What's Hot in HR Corporate Learning Discrimination Equal Pay Jobs Talent Acquisition TechTags: Equal Pay, Discrimination. View Our Weekly Recap Of HR Deals.

EEOC on Wellness Programs and EEO-1s

Ohio Employer's Law

A recording of the webinar is available at https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/events/webcast-wellness.cfm. Starting March 2018, the EEO-1 will collect summary pay and hours worked data, in addition to demographic information, from certain employers. The new information will improve investigations of possible pay discrimination, which remains a contributing factor to persistent wage gaps. ADA EEOC genetic information discrimination

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

How do you protect your company in the event you go to trial? Maintaining HR documents is an essential step in protecting your company, and yourself, in the event you go to court for civil litigation, criminal charges, or other investigations. The documentation in an employee file can help protect the company in the event of a lawsuit. Improvement plans and disciplinary actions – clear documentation is needed in the event the employee disputes these actions.

Payroll System Innovation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Ultimate Software

” This was a very exciting event and I was very happy to participate. We are even seeing that government institutions are streamlining their models to accept more advanced methods of receiving payroll data from companies.

NLRB judge strikes down termination based on HIPAA violation

Ohio Employer's Law

I find the Respondent’s comingling of employee and patient data in Centricity, along with its training instructions to employees and its practices, detailed above, preclude any legitimate defense that Brown’s accessing the system to obtain employee phone numbers warranted discipline as a HIPAA violation. ADA genetic information discrimination labor relationsHIPAA. Five letters that strike fear into the heart of anyone that handles employee medical information.

Here are the top speakers coming to virtual HR Tech

HRExecutive

Eight keynote speakers, two each day, will highlight the event, starting with global analyst and HRE partner Josh Bersin, dean of the Josh Bersin Academy. Tolonda Tolbert, co-founder and head of strategy and culture at Eskalera, on how to interrupt systemic discrimination.

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Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

The events of May 25, 2020, caused organizations in the U.S. As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. Defining what constitutes racial bias and discrimination, however, is more difficult than it appears. By Paul M. Mastrangelo.

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress

DecisionWise

What Survey Data Tells Us About Stress in Your Organization. They could also be psychological threats, such as harassment, fear of retribution, or discrimination. Address harassment and discrimination?issues?quickly Stress in America: Stress and Current Events.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Here goes: The workforce diversity plan Identify the make-up of your organization Set the right roles and responsibilities Look for diverse sourcing channels Partner with different communities for diverse outreach Implement bias-free recruiting practices Provide a discrimination-free workplace Constantly monitor, evaluate and optimize your efforts. As these platforms are data-driven they land even more diverse referrals than the traditional employee referral program.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

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Employee Records – How Long Should You Keep Them For?

Reflektive

Failure to provide employee documents in the event of legal action can result in the loss of court cases regarding discriminatory hiring practices, disputes over health and pension benefits, and charges of wrongful dismissal. The Americans with Disabilities Act , Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and other federal laws require all hiring records be stored for a year after a job offer is made in order to prove the employer did not discriminate in the hiring process.

Emerging Trends in Workforce Management

Rallyware for Human Resources

It’s not like the world wasn’t changing before the virus – globalization has been here for a while, artificial intelligence, sophisticated eLearning platforms, and working from home were already on the rise before any unexpected events occurred.

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

Luckily, we’re relying more and more on data as a guide while writing, reviewing and revising policies. By collecting data and examining the results, we can ensure policies evolve to address shifts in need and demographics. The current pandemic made us more aware of how events and even small changes in circumstance affect our mental health. It doesn’t matter what employees’ personal positions on recent events are.

HRExaminer v9.38

HR Examiner

HRExaminer Watchlist: 21st Century Data Governance: SwoopTalent Using data usually requires a massive governance program to standardize and stabilize the data outputs of different tools. Listen Now » Live and Upcoming Events. 2019 HRExaminer Watchlist Focus.

Building Your Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard

CultureIQ

Participation in events, employee resource groups, and other optional company activities (Do employees feel connected to your company in other aspects of their lives?). HR incident reports (Does the data indicate a pattern of discrimination or harassment?). In as little as three months, you’ll have enough data to begin making informed observations and decisions.

Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

HR Morning

Discrimination/Disability-related issues. If you don’t offer these remote workers the same support and opportunities for advancement as your in-office workers, you could be faced with sex discrimination and disability discrimination lawsuits. Data security concerns. Something else you’ll want spelled out in your policy is what remote worker are supposed to do when the company or worksite is closed, for instance, from a weather event or power outage.

Social media and Soiled underwear

Strategic HCM

The main issues in the (UK) legislation are: Liability for what employees say / do Issues include discrimination and harassment – eg if someone makes inappropriate comments on Facebook – if done in the workplace, or about a relationships which only exists because of work, an employer is likely to be liable. Events HR 2.0 I presented on the opportunities of using social media (and in focusing on social outcomes) at the SAP HR Summit at the end of last week.

9 Dos and Don’ts of Employee Engagement Surveys

Get Hppy

The following are good “rules of thumb” for planning: Keep the data anonymous, but communicate the actions. Organizations often keep survey information anonymous and confidential to increase the accuracy of the data received. Decide how to analyze data before you gather it. Whenever creating surveys, decide how to analyze, chart and graph the data before employees complete them. Decide on your sampling plan and how to “break out” the data.

Battling the Pandemic of Fear

Thrive Global

It increases anxiety and depression, undermines social relationships and, at its worst, leads to stigma and discrimination. The mental health consequences of events like COVID-19 are easy to overlook in the urgency of the moment but may have long lasting effects. What are the data that outbreaks like COVID-19 adversely impact mental health? Research is limited but what data exist raise concerns.