Human resources is one of the most highly regulated functions in business today. Keeping up-to-date on regulatory changes and interpreting the implications for your organization can be complex and time consuming. Our in-house compliance experts and attorneys stay abreast of the latest regulatory changes impacting employers and provide a full range of services, from statistical analyses and compliance audits/reviews to the fulfillment of governmental reporting requirements.
Affirmative Action Planning
An Affirmative Action Plan is a written, results-oriented document in which an employer outlines policies and procedures regarding equal employment opportunity and commits to taking specific steps to achieve an employee population whose racial and gender makeup reflects that of the relevant recruitment area.
An Affirmative Action Plan is a written, results-oriented document in which an employer outlines policies and procedures regarding equal employment opportunity and commits to taking specific steps to achieve an employee population whose racial and gender makeup reflects that of the relevant recruitment area. With the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) doing more and more Affirmative Action audits, an employer needs to be more prepared than ever. Our Human Capital consultants can provide a full range of AAP services, including:
- Audit support to help an employer prepare for an audit via a “mock” audit process
- Complete AAP development
- AAP training, to include understanding what to expect before the OFCCP comes on site
- Strategic planning that can help positively impact an employer’s AAP
- Recommendations on how to maximize an employer’s HR system for EEO-1 and AAP reporting
- Process mapping which enables an employer to achieve the desired employee population
- All related statistical analyses & compensation reporting
Beyond making a good faith effort to meet your organization’s AAP obligations, diversity initiatives are important to your business for reasons that affect the bottom line. Our HC consultants provide diversity training (both in-person and online), help clients develop and implement customized diversity initiatives, and offer guidance on how to adapt recruiting and retention strategies to better support your diversity objectives.
Our Human Capital Consulting division offers HR Assist®, a retainer-based program that provides high level human resource expertise and advice without the cost of additional staff. Ideal for small- and medium-sized organizations, we provide guidance in numerous areas, from worker’s compensation issues to compliance, terminations, EEO reporting and benefit analysis.
An HR audit is a systematic process that examines the major aspects of human resource management and identifies strengths, weaknesses and areas where improvement may be warranted. Audits are conducted for a variety of reasons, from obtaining employment practices liability insurance coverage to due diligence for a merger, acquisition or IPO. A comprehensive HR audit covers all areas of human resource management, from employment practices to training and development.