OFCCP Announces Town Hall for Academic Institutions

Posted by Cheryl Boyer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, VP, Client Services, Berkshire on September 20 2019

OFCCP announced that they will hold a Town Hall meeting for Academic Institutions on October 23, 2019, from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM in Washington DC. The session is open to the public for anyone to attend, however the main focus will be directly related to these organizations’ compliance with OFCCP requirements.

Berkshire Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves to Fight Hunger in the Community

Posted by Becca Pipitone, Marketing Communications Specialist, Berkshire Associates on August 14 2019

This week, Berkshire staff shifted gears from affirmative action to community action, rolling up our sleeves to volunteer at the Howard County Food Bank and Community Garden. 

Berkshire Experts Share Insights on Section 503 at the New Jersey ILG Quarterly Meeting on June 7

Posted by Danielle Entrot on May 31 2019

Join VP of Client Services, Cheryl Boyer and Managing Consultant, Sonia Chapin, both of Berkshire Associates, at the New Jersey ILG Quarterly Meeting on June 7, 2019. Cheryl and Sonia will present, “Section 503 Focused Reviews: What We Know and What We Can Predict.” During this session, the expert duo will give an overview of the directive and what it means for federal contractors. They will also share insightful predictions on what we might expect from OFCCP and what federal contractors can do to prepare. Click here for registration information, or contact Rehana Iqbal, Vice-Chair Membership, at rehana.iqbal@verizonwireless.com

Berkshire’s President, Beth Ronnenburg to Present on OFCCP Audits at Arkansas ILG Summer Meeting

Posted by Danielle Entrot on May 20 2019

RSVP today and attend the Arkansas ILG 2019 Summer Program and Meeting where speaker, Beth Ronnenburg, President of Berkshire will present two topics: “Current State of OFCCP Audits: Tips and Strategies,” and  “Individuals with Disabilities Compliance and Focused Reviews: The Game Changer” on Wednesday, June 12. In the first presentation she will discuss the OFCCP directives and how they impact compliance reviews. Beth will also provide practical tips on how contractors can prepare for and manage a successful outcome of their audit.

Berkshire’s Rachel Rubino to Present on Current OFCCP Audit Trends During New England ILG Spring Program

Posted by Danielle Entrot on May 20 2019

Register and attend the New England ILG Spring Program where Berkshire’s Senior HR Consultant, Rachel Rubino will be speaking on Current OFCCP Audit Trends on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. 

Berkshire Will be California Dreamin’ at the 2018 ILG National Conference in Anaheim

Posted by January Mallory on July 18 2018

Join us at the 2018 ILG National Conference from July 31-August 3 in Anaheim, CA. Stop by our booth #805 and enter our drawing for a chance to win great prizes, awesome giveaways and helpful tips to keep your company compliant. Let’s connect.

SHRM18 Annual Exposition & Conference Blows Through Windy City June 17-20

Posted by January Mallory on May 7 2018

Make your way to Berkshire Associates’ booth #1814 at the SHRM 2018 Annual Exposition & Conference from June 17- 20 in Chicago, IL. This annual conference offers HR professionals a fun and engaging educational experience. SHRM’s speakers discuss the many challenges HR professional are currently facing and provide them with practical and ready to implement solutions.

Learn How the #MeToo and Pay Equity Movements Impact Higher Education in April 19 Webinar

Posted by January Mallory on February 20 2018

Duration: 60 minutes
Cost:  Free
Recorded: April 2018
Presenter: Lynn Clements, Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs

View this  hosted by CUPA-HR, as Lynn Clements, Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs and former EEOC and OFCCP official, as she addresses the increase in sexual harassment and pay equity claims affecting the workplace. As a result of the increased claims, movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are shining a spotlight on how employers handle gender equality in the workplace.

HR Consultant, Rachel Rubino, Shares Insight on OFCCP Audit Under the Trump Administration During Hampton Roads ILG Meeting

Posted by January Mallory on February 9 2018

On March 1, 2018, Rachel Rubino, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP of Berkshire Associates Inc., will share with Hampton Roads ILG members her unique perspective on the current administration’s impact on OFCCP enforcement efforts, and how HR professionals can prepare for what’s to come.

Lynn Clements Shares Equal Pay Practices During Montgomery Co. SHRM Meeting

Posted by January Mallory on November 8 2017

Lynn Clements, Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, discusses steps companies can take to correct inequities with Montgomery County SHRM members during their December meeting. In her presentation, “Closing the Gap: Strategies for Managing Pay Equity,” Lynn will also share tips on how to employ best practices in fair pay and guidance on the analysis of compensation data on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Closing the Gap: Strategies for Managing Pay Equity