Mary Madden

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Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning Training Class

Posted by Mary Madden on Feb 21, 2018 10:53:00 AM

Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning class is designed to provide attendees with comprehensive training on federal regulations governing affirmative action, the affirmative action plan preparation process, and OFCCP audits. Berkshire’s affirmative action training specialists show participants how to prepare statistical reports and narratives. Various dates and delivery options are available to accommodate your busy schedule.

Learn About Pay Equity Analysis in September 27 Webinar

Posted by Mary Madden on Sep 8, 2017 3:51:31 PM

Register today and learn how recent fair pay legislation impacts your organization in this free webinar hosted by LocalJobNetwork.

Lynn Clements, Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs and former EEOC and OFCCP official, teams up with Tim Muma of LocalJobNetwork to bring you best practices for proactively managing this developing area of law in this informative webinar, “Pay Equity: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You.” Lynn will cover recent state and local law changes about fair pay, the new administration’s approach to pay discrimination, and how to proactively identify and address pay inequality issues in your organization. Register now for this free webinar on Wednesday, September 27 at 11:00 a.m Eastern and learn how to protect your company from potential pay equity risks.

Pay Equity Presentation at Chesapeake Human Resources Association Fall Conference

Posted by Mary Madden on Aug 15, 2017 4:21:12 PM

Suzanne Keys, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HR Consultant with Berkshire Associates, will share with the Chesapeake Human Resources (CHRA) members her perspective on salary equity in her upcoming presentation, “Closing the Gap: Strategies for Managing Pay Equity.” This CHRA event on November 7 is the 12th Annual Fall HR Conference at Martin’s West in Baltimore, MD.

ILG National Conference in San Antonio August 1-4

Posted by Mary Madden on Feb 28, 2017 9:42:15 AM

The 2017 ILG National Conference held in San Antonio, Texas is the prime meeting ground for employers involved and interested in OFCCP compliance and EEOC issues. The conference is the gathering place in 2017 for industry experts, HR, compensation, legal, and talent acquisition professionals to discuss the latest issues and information impacting affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. Berkshire Associates’ staff looks forward to seeing you in San Antonio. President Beth Ronnenburg and Director of Regulatory Affairs Lynn Clements will be speaking at several workshops throughout the course of the conference. Berkshire is sharing lots of exciting give-aways and wants to speak with you about our leading HR technology and services. Stop by our booth for the latest information and solutions to your HR challenges!

SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Expo June 18-20 in New Orleans

Posted by Mary Madden on Feb 14, 2017 11:29:41 AM

There is no better place for HR professional development than SHRM's Annual Conference & Exposition. By attending you'll gain the tools and resources you need to iplement successful HR practices—which help your company succeed. Find Berkshire Associates at SHRM booth 2020 and discuss your biggest HR concerns. Our staff will be ready to help you find solutions for your challenges and keep you in compliance, reducing risk and operating effciently. We'll have exciting prizes and give-aways for booth visitiors. Be sure to visit us in booth 2020 June 18-20 at SHRM in New Orleans.

Five Things You Need to Know About the New EEO-1 Report: Free Webinar on November 2

Posted by Mary Madden on Nov 1, 2016 6:13:33 PM

New requirements for the EEO-1 Report begin with the 2017 reporting cycle, and will be due by March 31, 2018. Five Things You Need to Know About the New EEO-1 Report, the first webinar in Berkshire's HR Compliance Series, gives attendees practical guidance on what the EEOC expects from employers. Register today for this webinar on November 2, and learn from Berkshire's Director of Regulatory Affairs and former policy advisor to the DOL, Lynn Clements, the impact of the new EEO-1 requirements in five important, yet easily digestible parts.

The webinar topics are as follows:

Berkshire Compliance Expert Examines OFCCP Audit Trends in National Webinar

Posted by Mary Madden on Oct 6, 2016 3:53:25 PM

On October 19, 2016, Berkshire compliance expert, Cindy Karrow, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, presents "OFCCP Audits: The
Latest Trends and Expectations
" during a LocalJobNetwork webinar. OFCCP audits can be complex, which is why it’s important federal contractors understand the latest requirements and trends impacting enforcement. During her presentation, Cindy will discuss the following topics:

Lynn Clements Speaks on Sourcing Applicants at Oregon Southwest Washington ILG Event

Posted by Mary Madden on Aug 19, 2016 9:53:37 AM

On September 20, Lynn Clements, Berkshire’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, will present “Developing a Strategic Applicant Tracking Process” at Oregon Southwest Washington ILG in Portland.

Berkshire Presents on Pay Transparency at HR Florida Conference

Posted by Mary Madden on Aug 3, 2016 10:02:52 AM

Join Berkshire at the 2016 HR Florida Conference & Expo to hear Charu Avasthy, PHR, SHRM-CP present “Managing Pay Transparency in the Office” on August 30 at 2:00 p.m. She will discuss the challenges companies now face with regard to the new Pay Transparency Rule effective since January 2016. Charu will cover solutions and advice on protected activities, employee complaints, posting requirements, policy statement, exceptions, and conducting salary equity analyses to uncover pay gaps.

Berkshire Attends 2016 MD SHRM State Conference

Posted by Mary Madden on Aug 2, 2016 11:49:29 AM

Join Berkshire October 9-11 at the 2016 MD SHRM State Conference in Ocean City, Maryland. This event is a must-do for Maryland’s HR professionals. This year’s conference boasts dynamic speakers, relevant breakout sessions, a Tiki party, and plenty of networking opportunities. Attendees receive SHRM and HRCI credits for attending. Don’t miss this exciting event in Maryland’s city of fun, Ocean City! We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 MD SHRM State Conference! Stop by our booth on the show floor to discuss Berkshire’s innovative HR Solutions.