Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates

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Berkshire Hires Renzo Massari, Ph.D as Pay Equity Manager

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on August 19 2019

COLUMBIA, MD—August 19, 2019, Berkshire Associates Inc., a leading human resource consulting and technology firm, announces the appointment of Renzo Massari as its Pay Equity Manager. With over 15 years of experience in micro-econometrics and quantitative data analysis, Renzo brings to Berkshire advance-level data capabilities, and an extensive background that will serve to expand our pay equity and affirmative action solutions.

Free Webinar - Tackling the Outreach Requirement: Strategies for Compliance with Expert Sonia Chapin

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on August 12 2019

Join Berkshire Associates expert Sonia Chapin, SPHR, CCP, Managing Consultant, as she explains what qualifies as outreach to targeted groups such as Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Sonia will cover what recruiting activity counts toward the requirement, what documentation you should have in place and the evaluation of outreach activity. With an increased focus on outreach requirements in current reviews, now is the time to join us for insights to help you get the process right.

View Recording - Lynn Clements Shares Key Lessons Learned from the 2019 ILG National Conference

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on August 7 2019

RECORDED: August 2019

Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, Lynn Clements, presented a FREE webinar on what we learned from the OFCCP and EEOC at the 2019 ILG National Conference.

In this webinar, entitled, Affirmative Action and EEO Compliance in a Changing World:  Lessons Learned from the 2019 ILG National Conference Lynn shares important takeaways from keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops from the conference.

Stop by Booth #206 to See Berkshire at the ILG National Conference in Milwaukee - Great Prizes, Great Speaker!

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on July 18 2019

See Berkshire at this year's annual ILG National Conference being held in Milwaukee, WI on July 30 - August 2, 2019. The ILG National conference is the premier meeting ground for those involved in the affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and diversity & inclusion fields. Attendees are encouraged to stop by Berkshire's booth #206 for an opportunity to speak with our experts about affirmative action, pay equity, and talent acquisition solutions. Berkshire is also giving away great prizes! You could win a $200 Southwest Gift Card or a $150 Amazon Gift Card. 

 

Berkshire Presents on Pay Equity and OFCCP Enforcement at SHRM19 Annual Conference in Vegas

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on June 20 2019

Berkshire will attend the  2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Expositio n being held in Las Vegas. This annual conference brings together experts, strategists, practitioners, proven business leaders, and peers to gain unique insight into the innovative new practices in the HR industry.

Series Finale! Free Webinar on Common Employer Practices that May Impact Individuals with a Disability

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on April 22 2019

Register for the final webinar of Berkshire's Section 503 series taking place on April 24, 2019 at 1 p.m. In the last of the webinars, Lynn Clements, a former OFCCP and EEOC official who now serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates, closes out the series by discussing common employer practices that might come under scrutiny this year. Register today, and listen to Lynn review what the government thinks of employer policies related to use of leaves of absence as an accommodation, attendance practices, and pregnancy-related restrictions.

FREE Webinar - Common Employer Practices that May Impact Individuals with a Disability

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on April 5 2019

Join us on April 24, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST to learn more about common employer practices that might come under scrutiny this year. In this session, Lynn Clements, a former OFCCP and EEOC official who now serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates, will review what the government thinks of employer policies related to use of leaves of absence as an accommodation, attendance practices, and pregnancy-related restrictions. Register today!

For a Limited Time, Berkshire Offers Free Talent Acquisition System—Now Through 2019!

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on April 4 2019

For a limited time, Berkshire is offering a free subscription to  balanceTRAK  now through 2019. With hiring practices under scrutiny and OFCCP’s focus on enforcement, companies need a system that supports smart hiring practices. That’s why Berkshire created balanceTRAK—a talent acquisition system purpose-built to streamline recruitment efforts and help you comply with OFCCP and EEOC requirements. Take advantage of this offer today! 

Learn How to Use balanceAAP to Prepare for a Section 503 Audit

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on March 29 2019

Do you own Berkshire’s affirmative action software, balanceAAP? Join two of Berkshire’s affirmative action experts, Sonia Chapin and Sybil Randolph of Berkshire Associates on April 10 at1 p.m. for this Section 503 webinar:  Using balanceAAP to Prepare for a Section 503 Audit

Register today and hear presenters review the elements of the Focused Review Scheduling Letter with an emphasis on responding to the letter using balanceAAP. The presenters will review technical tips for generating compliant reports as well as the reports that correspond to each item in the new scheduling letter. Finally, to ensure your organization is completely ready to respond to the new scheduling letter, Sybil and Sonia will review the information required by the scheduling letter that is not typically included in an annual affirmative action plan.

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Effectively Evaluating Outreach Towards Individuals with a Disability—FREE Live Webinar

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on March 22 2019

This week’s highlighted Section 503 webinar is Effectively Evaluating Outreach Towards Individuals with a Disability with affirmative action compliance expert Sonia Chapin of Berkshire Associates on April 3 at1 p.m. 

As part of the Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, contractors are required to conduct outreach towards Individuals with Disabilities and evaluate the effectiveness of these outreach efforts. Join Sonia for a discussion of what this requirement means in practice and how it is already being applied in OFCCP audits as the agency increases its focus on contractor’s outreach efforts towards Individuals with Disabilities. Attendees will learn how to best respond to questions about outreach programs during an agency audit. 

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